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# Graduate Program Learning Outcomes

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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 mastery of the core mathematical concepts in at least one area of specialty such as:
- Applied Mathematics
- Discrete Mathematics
- Algebra

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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

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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 mastery of the core mathematical concepts in at least one area of specialty 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