Graduate Degree Program Summary

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Graduate Degrees Offered

  • M.A.; M.S.; M.A.T.; M.Sc.T.; Ph.D.
Areas of Study
  • Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Biology
  • Commutative Algebra, Algebraic Geometry, and K-Theory
  • Control Theory
  • Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, and Time Scales
  • Discrete Mathematics and Coding Theory
  • Functional Integration
  • Groups, Semigroups, and Topology
  • Mathematics Education
  • Operator Theory and Operator Algebras
Specializations - what's a specialization?
  • Teaching of Middle Level Mathematics (M.A.T.and M.Sc.T)

Distance Education Opportunities

The M.A.T. may be completed online.


Application Checklist and Deadlines

Required by the Office of Graduate Studies

See also: steps to admission.

Required by Mathematics in GAMES

After you apply, allow one business day for us to establish your access to GAMES, where you'll complete these departmental requirements:

  • Entrance exam(s): GRE
  • Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 600, Internet TOEFL 100, IELTS 7.5
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three recommendation letters

Application Deadline

For Financial Consideration
   Fall: January 24
   Applications received after the deadline may be considered depending upon space/funding availability.

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The Department of Mathematics offers programs of study leading to the degrees of Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Arts for Teachers, Master of Science for Teachers, and Doctor of Philosophy. An excellent colloquium series exposes students to recent developments in the mathematical sciences from a variety of distinguished speakers.

Students also have access to an excellent research library, a mathematical sciences database, and two computer laboratories with state-of-the-art computational facilities.

Courses and More

Students in Mathematics are most likely to take courses in: See also: Course Catalog in the Graduate Bulletin.

Students will work with an advisor to create a Program of Studies or Memorandum of Courses during the first half of their coursework.

Faculty and Research

George Avalos vCard icon
Control Theory
Luchezar Avramov vCard icon
Commutative Algebra
Mark Brittenham vCard icon
Low-Dimensional Topology
Rao Chivukula vCard icon
Leo Chouinard vCard icon
Algebra; Combinatorics
Applied Mathematics; Mathematical Modeling
Mathematical and Computational Neuroscience
Dynamical Systems
Operator Algebras
Applied Mathematics; Mathematics Education
Lynn Erbe vCard icon
Differential Equations
Mikil Foss vCard icon
Calculus of Variations
Operator algebras and mutivariate operator theory
Brian Harbourne vCard icon
Algebraic Geometry
Combinatorics; Graph Theory
Geometric Group Theory
Gwendolen Hines vCard icon
Dynamical Systems
Mathematics Education
Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience; Algebraic Topology; Mathematical Biology
Commutative Algebra
Mathematical Biology; Dynamical systems and differential equations; Applied mathematics
Gerald Johnson vCard icon
Feynman Integral and Feynman's Operational Calculus
Coding Theory
Mathematics Education
Applied Mathematics; Mathematical Modeling
Commutative Algebra; Mathematics Education
Applied Mathematics; Mathematical Ecology
Commutative Algebra; Coding Theory
Geometric Group Theory; Semigroups
John Orr vCard icon
Web Technology in Education; Operator Theory
Ira Papick vCard icon
Primary Mathematics
Difference and Differential Equations
Operator Algebras
Partial Differential Equations
Partial Differential Equations
Richard Rebarber vCard icon
Control Theory
Commutative algebra, with an interest in homological methods and connections to algebraic geometry
Group theory, ring theory, commutative algebra, general numerical analysis, numerical linear algebra, numerical differential equations, Sinc methods, inverse theory
Dave Skoug vCard icon
Functional Integration
Invasion Ecology; Ecology of Populations; Decision Theory
Partial Differential Equations
Algebraic Coding Theory
Algebraic K-Theory
Commutative Algebra
Commutative Algebra
Gordon Woodward vCard icon
Mathematics Education; Analysis
Wenliang Zhang vCard icon
Commutative Algebra

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