In the MS in Mathematics program at SHSU, you will take courses in the fundamental areas of advanced pure and applied mathematics. Small class sizes and close mentoring by faculty create a positive environment designed to help you succeed in your academic and life goals.
As a graduates of this program, you will have a more comprehensive and deeper view of mathematics, leading to diverse career opportunities in teaching, industry, or doctoral studies in mathematics. Past graduates are employed at community colleges and universities, in actuarial science, computer science, accounting/finance, and the oil and gas industry.
A thesis option is available for students interested in doing mathematical research in the areas of combinatorics, commutative algebra, algebraic statistics, functional analysis, algebraic geometry, topology, knot theory, differential geometry, applied mathematics, numerical analysis, mathematical biology, and differential equations.
Sam Houston State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees.