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Doctorate in Mathematics  

The goal of our graduate program is to train and prepare you for a career in mathematical research and teaching, as well as a career in an industry that values mathematical skills.

Curriculum

  • Ninety total credit hours of coursework beyond a bachelor's degree or 60 hours of coursework beyond a master's degree
  • Fifteen hours of core coursework (courses vary depending on degree specialization)
  • Complete preliminary research project
  • Pass qualifying exam
  • Completion of dissertation
  • Graduate GPA of at least 3.0

8RESEARCH GROUPS

Choose from Analysis, Commutative Algebra, Lie Theory/Representational Theory, Math Education, Number Theory, Numerical Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, and Topology.

Research and Faculty

Math Learning Center

Oklahoma State employs internationally renowned faculty with a long-standing tradition of excellence in research and teaching. The Department of Mathematics maintains a supportive and friendly environment in which you can reach your fullest potential. Our facilities, located in the Mathematical Sciences building, include a state-of-the-art 3D printing lab and recently remodeled classrooms equipped with the latest technology.

Admissions Requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Transcripts
  • Names and email addresses of three references
  • Curriculum vitae or resum√© (consider including a list of math courses taken and associated textbooks used)

Test Scores:

  • GRE preferred, but not required
  • TOEFL scores required for international applicants who aren't native English speakers
    • Speaking section of TOEFL-iBT should be taken if applying for assistantship 

Application Deadlines:

  • February 1 (fall admission)
  • October 1 (spring admission)
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Deadlines are for full consideration.

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Cost & Assistance

Financial assistance is available for teaching and research. This primarily comes in the form of teaching assistantships, but some advanced students receive support from faculty grants. A teaching assistantship includes a waiver of both resident and non-resident tuition for eligible credit hours during the academic year. Currently, stipends for the academic year (nine months) range from $18,261 to $21,222. Stipend enhancements are available for outstanding applicants. Stipends for summer support are available for some teaching assistants. A teaching assistantship also includes health insurance.

 

Fellowships are also available for M.S. students, with preference given to those who plan to pursue a Ph.D. In addition, the department gives a number of monetary awards each year for outstanding academic achievement and for excellent teaching.

 

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Assistantships and Scholarships

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