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Mathematics, Master of Science Degree

Mathematics is a diverse subject, which has applications in many fields. Besides being essential to engineering and science, it is finding increasing application in business and industry and provides a solid background for professional schools, actuarial work, and computer careers. The Applied option should be considered for those interested in careers in industry, engineering, and the sciences. Regardless of whether the knowledge gained in the program of study is directly applicable in a given career, the experience in problem solving and managing complex tasks will enhance the student's abilities in any work setting. Our student internship program may also enhance marketability of the degree for those who might be interested in non-teaching jobs.

There are three programs of study for the degree of Master of Science in Mathematics:

  • The Pure Mathematics Option.
  • The Applied Mathematics Option
  • The Statistics Option.

Learn more about each of those programs of study.



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Contact Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Phone (775) 784-6773
Fax (775) 784-6378
Location Davidson Math and Science Center

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