Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences

Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Richard Patterson

(904) 620-3714

Building 14 , Room 2746
Application Information Applications are accepted fall, spring, and summer terms.
Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Spring Term . . . . . December 1

Summer Term . . . March 15

Admission Requirements

University requirements:


  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study 


Additional program requirements:


  • Official transcripts from all attended institutions


  • GRE test scores (Institutional Code: 5490):
    • Prior to July 1, 2011: composite score of 1000 for verbal and quantitative
    • After July 1, 2011: 148 verbal, 156 quantitative

    Students should be aware that admission into any graduate program is granted on a competitive basis. Students meeting minimum requirements may be denied admission based on such factors as program capacity or academic discretion. Likewise, students may be considered for admission as an exception if stated admissions criteria are not met.



    For more information on how to apply click here.

    Additional requirements for International applicants can be found here.


    Program Overview

    The M.S. program in Mathematical Sciences is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare the graduates for a wide variety of financially and intellectually rewarding employment opportunities. It can also serve as a pre-Ph.D. program. 


    The M.S. program in Mathematical Sciences offers two tracks -- Mathematics and Statistics.

    Concentrations Offered • Mathematics
    • Statistics
    Special Notes about the Program

    Applicants must have successfully completed the following prerequisites:

    • MHF 3202    Foundations of Mathematics
    • MAA 4211    Advanced Calculus I
    • STA 4321    Probability and Statistics
    • MAS 3105    Linear Algebra

    Applicants pursuing the Mathematics track must, in addition to the above prerequisites, have successfully completed the following courses:

    • MAA 4212   Advanced Calculus II
    • MAP 2302  Ordinary Differential Equations
    Curriculum and Requirements Mathematics Curriculum
    Statistics Curriculum
    Total Program
    Credit Hours
    Average Length
    of the Program
    Two years
    Approximate Enrollment 40
    Community Connections Internships, Statistics Consulting, Teacher Education, and "Math Olympics"
    Career Possibilities Careers in Math