Mathematics MS Degree
Department of Mathematics
Dr. Nathan Smith
Time to Degree: Can be completed in 2 years
College: Arts and Sciences
Total Program Tuition Cost: Estimated tuition for full-time, in-state on-campus enrollment is $15,660. Tuition varies by delivery method and hours taken per semester. Calculate your estimated tuition with the tuition calculator.
Scholarships/Financial Support Available: Yes
Student Research Opportunities Available: Yes
Test Score Required: Satisfactory GRE score. Students who do not have satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination may be admitted under the condition that they obtain a grade of "B" or higher in a prescribed set of graduate courses that are approved by the department. A proficiency in the use of the English language. If a student’s verbal score on the General Test of the GRE is below an acceptable minimum, the student must pass an English proficiency test.
Additional requirements for applicants with bachelor’s degrees from foreign institutions include Proof of English Proficiency and an International Transcript Evaluation as outlined here.
GPA: A satisfactory GPA on all prior advanced level (junior, senior and graduate) work taken. The equivalent of an undergraduate degree in mathematics at this institution. Must meet deficiencies before Full Admission is granted.
Letters of Recommendation: No
Resume/Curriculum Vitae: No
Admissions Essay: No
Consideration is also given to one or more of the following: the applicant's demonstrated commitment to his or her chosen field of study, socioeconomic background, first generation college graduate, multilingual proficiency, geographic region of residence, and level of responsibility in other matters including extracurricular activities, employment, community service, and family responsibilities.
Deadlines: We evaluate admissions on February 15 (for Fall admissions) and on November 1 (for Spring admissions). For applications completed by the above deadlines, decisions will be rendered no later than March 15 (Fall) or November 20 (Spring). Applications received after the deadline will be processed if and as time permits.
Career Outlook: Extensive career opportunities are available to those with advanced degrees in mathematics. Many graduates become educators. Others are employed by the federal government, often in the Department of Defense, which accounts for 81% of the mathematicians employed by the U.S. government.
Many graduates with advanced math degrees are employed by private industry in computer programming, actuarial science and other areas where complex math computation and modeling are required. While faster than average employment growth of 23% is expected for mathematicians through 2022, job prospects are greatly influenced by public and private research and development funding. For more, see Occupational Outlook Handbook - Mathematicians.
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3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, Tx 75799
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