Graduating Students from the Mathematics (M.S.) program should:

  • Be prepared for entry into a Mathematics Ph. D. program
  • Have a solid understanding of graduate-level real and complex analysis
  • Be able to write a clear, precise, and logically rigorous multi-step proof
  • Demonstrate mastry of the core mathematical concepts in at least one area of speciality such as:
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Discrete Mathematics
    • Algebra

Graduating Students from the Mathematics (M.S.T.) program should:

  • Have a solid understanding of core concepts in mathematics and/or statistics
  • Have the ability to apply advanced content learned during the program to the K-12 classroom
  • Be able to communicate their knowledge of mathematics and/or statistics to their students

Graduating students from the Mathematical Sciences (Ph.D.) program should:

  • Have a solid understanding of graduate-level real and complex analysis
  • Be able to write a clear, precise, and logically rigorous multi-step proof
  • Demonstrate mastry of the core mathematical concepts in at least one area of speciality such as:
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Discrete Mathematics
    • Algebra
  • Be an expert in his/her field of research
  • Have created original research
  • Have successfully taught a semester-long university level course as the primary instructor
  • Be able to formulate new research problems
  • Be able to clearly communicate his/her research both orally and in writing
  • Be qualified for a post-doctoral position or for a faculty position at a teaching or research institution