Mathematics- Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science

For information, contact:
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Mathematics
123 Bachelor Hall, 513-529-5818
http://www.cas.MiamiOH.edu/math/

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor's degree with an undergraduate major in mathematics or permission of the director of graduate studies is required and a GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Requirements: Master of Arts

(32 semester hours)

Required courses
MTH 591Introduction to Topology3
MTH 621Abstract Algebra I4
MTH 641Functions of a Real Variable4
Select two of the following, including at least one of MTH 651 and MTH 691:7-8
Abstract Algebra II
Advanced Optimization
Advanced Graph Theory
Functions of a Complex Variable
Topology
Optional
Thesis
In consultation with Graduate advisor, select additional hours to total 3214
Total Credit Hours32-33

Up to 6 of the 32 hours may come from outside mathematics, with the approval of the graduate committee.

Requirements: Master of Science

Option I

(32 semester hours)

Required courses
MTH 621Abstract Algebra I4
Select one of the following:4
Functions of a Real Variable
Functions of a Complex Variable
Topology
MTH 632Advanced Optimization3
or MTH 638 Advanced Graph Theory
In consultation with Graduate advisor, select additional hours to total 3221
Total Credit Hours32

Up to 6 of the 32 hours may come from outside mathematics, with the approval of the graduate committee.

15 of the 32 semester hours must be 600-level MTH courses. No thesis required.

Option II Applied Option

(32 semester hours)

MTH 532Optimization3
MTH 538Theory and Applications of Graphs3
Select two of the following:6
Mathematical Modeling Seminar
Combinatorics
Numerical Analysis
Introduction to Applied Nonlinear Dynamics
STA 563Regression Analysis3-4
or STA 583 Analysis of Forecasting Systems
MTH 632Advanced Optimization3
or MTH 638 Advanced Graph Theory
In consultation with Graduate advisor, select additional hours to total 3214
Total Credit Hours32-33

The program must include 15 hours at 600 level in MTH or STA, with at least 9 hours in MTH. No thesis required. 

Requirements: Master of Arts in Teaching

This is primarily a summer program for certified/licensed teachers. Courses are offered on a three-year revolving basis in the summer terms. Required are 30 semester hours including:

MTH 508Mathematical Problem Solving with Technology3
MTH 604Discrete Mathematics for Secondary School Teachers3
MTH 605Calculus for Secondary School Teachers3
MTH 606Geometry for Secondary School Teachers3
MTH 607Algebra for Secondary School Teachers3
STA 609Probability and Statistics for Secondary School Teachers3
Approved alternatives
Approved electives required to continue to improve the candidate's ability to teach mathematics12
Total Credit Hours30