Mathematical Studies M.A.

Math Professor Lisa Humphreys at white board writing equations

The M.A. in mathematical studies provides a solid foundation in some of the major areas of mathematics, an appreciation for the structures and theories of advanced mathematics and a deeper understanding of the role of mathematics in the world.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Mathematical Studies M.A. you will have extended your undergraduate background to include graduate-level mathematics in core areas. You will have mathematical knowledge enabling you to:

  • solve problems and prove theorems
  • reason quantitatively and abstractly
  • use mathematics as a computational and analytical tool
  • convey graduate-level mathematics 

Our department strives to produce graduates who exhibit knowledge, comprehension and creativity in the practice of mathematics as they pursue a variety of career opportunities.

Admission and Course Requirements

Course Descriptions


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Department of Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences provides training in mathematics and data science — invaluable skills in nearly any field.

Leonardo Pinheiro

Dr. Leonardo Pinheiro

Associate Professor