Overview

The primary objective of the Master of Arts degree in mathematics is to prepare students for careers in teaching. This program also provides the necessary foundation for entry into careers in science, business, government, or other fields that make use of mathematics.

https://www.math.miami.edu/graduate/program-requirements/#MA

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

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
Spring
MTH 612 Elementary Complex Analysis 3
MTH 634 Introduction to Real Analysis II 3
Elective 3
Real Analysis Exam  
 Credit Hours9
Second Year
Fall
MTH 624 Introduction to Probability Theory 3
MTH 661 Abstract Algebra I 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours30

Mission

The primary objective of the Master of Science degree in mathematics is to prepare students for careers in teaching. This program also provides the necessary foundation for entry into careers in science, business, government, or other fields which make use of mathematics.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will achieve a solid understanding of the material in at least one of the following six advanced mathematics content areas: partial differential equations, ordinary differential equations, probability and statistics, topology, real analysis, and abstract algebra.
  • Students will exhibit a broad synthesis of the theory and application of one of the subjects listed in the above outcome.