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The master of science in mathematics degree can serve many needs. It is intended to provide a sound foundation for further graduate study at the doctoral level and to provide additional education for teachers at the secondary school level or beyond. It can also serve those who have or who are looking for careers in industry, research and commerce (including insurance, financial planning, software development and as statisticians working on studies by companies such as pharmaceutical companies). The program is designed to be especially convenient for students wanting to pursue a graduate degree in mathematics on a part-time basis. Courses are generally offered in the evening in the fall, spring and summer semesters.

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About the Graduate Program

Our program prepares students to teach at the secondary or community college level, or for doctoral study. You will work with faculty who hold doctoral degrees from research universities and have interests and expertise that range broadly over pure and applied mathematics.

Program highlights

  • Convenient for those wishing to complete the program on a part-time basis
  • Courses offered in the evening during the fall, spring, and summer semesters
  • Have six years to complete 30 credits of mathematics courses
  • Courses divided into Level I and Level II, and candidates must complete at least nine credits from Level II

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Have Questions?

Whether you want to learn more about courses, faculty members or general program information, get in touch with the graduate program coordinator to see what this program has to offer you!

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Your future is waiting. Take the next step by learning about program-specific admissions requirements and applying today!

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