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The Graduate School

Mathematical Sciences


The MS 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-PhD program. 


The Mathematical Sciences program requires applicants to choose one of the following concentrations:

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics


Course numbers listed below are for courses in the Florida State University System.

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

Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1
Spring Term . . . . . December 1
Summer Term . . . March 15

Graduate Program Director

Dr. Elena Buzaianu
(904) 620-2058

The following items must be submitted no later then the deadline posted above. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been canceled, the decision can not be reversed. Applicants may apply for the next application cycle.

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements
  • University Requirements
    • A baccalaureate degree from an accepted institutional accreditor, 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.
    • Transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended. Admitted students will be prompted to provide official copies. 
  • Program Requirements
    • GRE test scores
      • Taken within the last 5 years
      • 148 verbal and 156 quantitative