Admissions Requirement

A minimum of 9 credit hours in mathematics courses numbered 200 and above is required. For more information about admission, please visit our website.

Curriculum Requirements

One Year Topic Sequence
Choose one of the following topic sequences:6
Partial Differential Equations I
and Partial Differential Equations II
Ordinary Differential Equations
and Dynamics and Bifurcations
Introduction to Probability Theory
and Introduction to Mathematical Statistics
Topology I
and Topology II
Introduction to Real Analysis I
and Introduction to Real Analysis II
Abstract Algebra I
and Abstract Algebra II
Additional Courses 124
A three-hour written examination covering the material in one of the year-long sequences listed above.
Total Credit Hours30
  • At least 18 credits of MTH courses are required.
  • All courses from other departments must be numbered 600 or above, be pertinent to the teaching of secondary school mathematics, and be approved by the graduate committee.

Sample Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
MTH 610 Linear Algebra 3
MTH 631 Topology I 3
MTH 633 Introduction to Real Analysis I 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours12
MTH 612 Elementary Complex Analysis 3
MTH 634 Introduction to Real Analysis II 3
Elective 3
Real Analysis Exam  
 Credit Hours9
Second Year
MTH 624 Introduction to Probability Theory 3
MTH 661 Abstract Algebra I 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours30