Master of Science - Mathematical Sciences
The degree is a well-established M.S. program with concentrations in Applied Math, Pure Math, Statistics, and Math Education to serve students in many different areas of Mathematical Sciences.
The concentrations in pure, applied, and statistics each include a core requirement corresponding to the given area. Additional credits are required so that students can develop knowledge in a field of interest. All three require the student to either defend a thesis or pass a written comprehensive exam corresponding to the core requirements.
The teaching mathematics concentration requires a variety of content courses, as well as, education courses. The degree options for the teaching math concentration include the opportunity to write a professional paper.
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- Students will have a broad understanding of several areas of mathematical sciences. They will be able to formulate and solve problems in these areas.
- Students will be able to understand, analyze, create, and write mathematical proofs.
- Students will be able to study and understand mathematical literature.