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  Feb 18, 2018
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Department of Mathematics

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Admission to Master’s and Doctoral Programs

The Mathematics Department offers three M.S. degrees, the M.S. in Mathematics (MSM) which offers a thesis or a tutorial option, the M.S. in Applied Mathematics (MSAM) (non-thesis only), and the M.A. in Mathematics (MAM) (non-thesis only). In addition to the College of Natural Science and Mathematics Admission Requirements , unconditional admission to the MSM-program requires a baccalaureate degree in mathematics or its equivalent (27 semester hours of upper-division math or math-related courses); for unconditional admission to the MSAM-program, a baccalaureate degree is required and the completion of at least nine hours of math at the junior or senior level, preferably in courses such as advanced linear algebra, analysis, differential equations, or probability and statistics. GRE aptitude scores, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of aims and goals are also requested. For international students, a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (or 213 for computer version) is required. For admission to the doctoral program, the department requires a master’s degree in mathematics or equivalent.

Send all application materials to:

Department of Mathematics
Attn: Graduate Advisor
University of Houston
651 Philip G. Hoffman Hall
Houston, Texas 77204-3008


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