Skip to main content
Apply
Open Main MenuClose Main Menu
Student writing on white board

Master's 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

  • Thirty-three total credit hours of coursework
  • Eighteen credit hours of core classes (passing with grade of A or B)
  • Completion of report or thesis
  • Electives in computer science, statistics, mathematics or other disciplines depending on your specialization, interests and career objectives
  • Choose from one of eight research groups: Analysis, Commutative Algebra, Lie Theory/Representational Theory, Math Education, Number Theory, Numerical Analysis, Partial Differential Equations and Topology. 

8RESEARCH GROUPS

to choose from, covering a wide range of mathematic disciplines.

Research and Faculty

Math Learning Center

Oklahoma State offers internationally renowned faculty with a long-standing tradition of excellence in research and teaching. The OSU Department of Mathematics maintains a supportive and friendly environment in which you can develop to 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

  • At least 18 undergraduate credit hours in mathematics beyond elementary integral calculus
  • Introductory courses in related fields such as physics, statistics and computer science recommended
  • 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.
Student working on computer

 

Cost & Assistance

Financial assistance is available for teaching and research. This primarily comes in the form of a 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, with preference given to students who plan to ultimately pursue a Ph.D. In addition, the department gives a number of monetary awards each year for outstanding academic achievement and for excellent teaching.

 

Cost

Assistantships and Scholarships

Back To Top
SVG directory not found.
MENUCLOSE