# Mathematics MS

The Department also offers a M.S. in Mathematics. The degree is suited for those with an undergraduate degree in mathematics. Those obtaining the degree may pursue careers in industry or enter a Ph.D. program in Mathematics.

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## Requirements

Students admitted to the program, in full standing, should have the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in mathematics.

Mathematics Graduate Program Handbook### Pure Mathematics

Students in a pure mathematics track must complete each of the following three areas.

- Math 511 & 512: Analysis I & Analysis II
- Math 521 & 522: Algebra I & Algebra II

- Any 500 level or above math courses (except directed study, seminar, or research courses).
- At most one approved undergraduate level math course.

- Thesis option: An acceptable thesis and oral defense.
- Course only option: Two additional approved elective courses, one of which can be a directed study course.

### Applied Mathematics

Students in the applied mathematics track must complete each of the following three areas.

- Either Math 511 (Analysis I) or Math 512 (Analysis II)
- Math 515: Numerical Analysis I
- Math 516: Numerical Analysis II
- Math 557: Partial Differential Equations I
- Math 771: Numerical Optimization
- Math 772: Numerical Partial Differential Equations

- Math 511: Complex Analysis
- Math 512: Real Analysis
- Math 531: Graph Theory I
- Math 532: Graph Theory II
- Math 558: Partial Differential Equations II
- Math 561: Matrix Analysis
- Math 748: Advanced Partial Differential Equations
- Math 789R: Any topics in Applied Math
- CS 555: Parallel Processing
- CS 561: Software Systems

- Thesis option: An acceptable thesis and oral defense.
- Course only option: Two additional courses chosen from the list in area (2) above.

### Degree by Candidacy

Students enrolled in the Mathematics PhD program may also obtain their Masters degree by Candidacy by completing the following requirements: