The department currently offers master's and doctoral degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics. The department also offers a 4+1 Masters Program.
Generally speaking, the Ph.D. requires full-time study. In summary, the requirements for the Ph.D. are:
- 48 credits of coursework (16 courses), including up to six credits from outside math (may be decreased for those entering with a master's).
- written Preliminary Examinations in analysis and linear algebra.
- oral Candidacy Examination on topics selected for relevance to the candidate's research.
- completion and defense of a dissertation
The median time to degree for a Ph.D. is five years, though six years is not uncommon.
The master's degree can be earned with 30 credits of coursework, or 24 credits plus a master's thesis. While most classes are offered only in the daytime, it is possible to complete a master's degree part-time.
Students who are particularly interested in computation may wish to add the university's interdisciplinary Certificate in Computational Science and Engineering.
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