Mathematics (M.A.)

Location Offered: 
On-Campus
Online
Blended Instruction

Program Overview:

A Master's in Mathematics is available with emphases on Mathematics, Secondary Teaching, and Community College Teaching Emphasis. The Mathematics emphases are available on the thesis and non-thesis options. A minimum of 36 semester hours, including 6 hours of MATH 6299, is required for the thesis option; a minimum of 32 semester hours, including 2 hours of MATH 6299, is required for the non-thesis option. Successful completion of a research paper and a set of comprehensive examinations is required for the non-thesis option. The Secondary Teaching and Community College Teaching emphases are offered on a non-thesis option only and require a minimum of 32 semester hours. Coursework for the Secondary Teaching and Community College Teaching emphasis programs are completed online during the academic year. This program does not lead to a secondary mathematics endorsement.

Areas of concentration currently available:

  • General Mathematics

Admission Requirements:

  • International Application for Admission
  • Official Transcripts sent directly from your current and/or all prior academic institutions that you have attended to the Office of Admissions
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale
  • Official TOEFL (79) or IELTS (6.5)
  • Applicant Statement addressing professional background, motivations for seeking degree and career goals

Application Deadlines:

  • Rolling Admission

Graduate Assistantship Requirements:

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Additional Areas of Concentration Currently Available Online:

(Note: Teaching Emphasis requires Iowa teaching license)