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://unixgen1.mcs.miamioh.edu/~mathematics/

Admission Requirements

An undergraduate major in mathematics or permission of the director of graduate studies is required.

Requirements: Master of Arts

(32 semester hours)

Required courses

MTH 591 Introduction to Topology (3)

MTH 621 Abstract Algebra I (4)

MTH 622 Abstract Algebra II (3)

MTH 641 Functions of a Real Variable (4)

Two of these:

MTH 638 Advanced Graph Theory (3)

MTH 651 Functions of a Complex Variable (4)

MTH 691 Topology (4)

Thesis is optional.

Requirements: Master of Science

Option I (32 semester hours)

MTH 522 or 622, 541 or equivalent plus 12 semester hours chosen from Groups A and B with at least one course from each group:

Group A

MTH 621 Abstract Algebra I (4)

MTH 641 Functions of a Real Variable (4)

MTH 651 Functions of a Complex Variable (4)

MTH 691 Topology (4)

Group B

MTH 632 Advanced Optimization (3)

MTH 638 Advanced Graph Theory (3)

STA 663 Introduction to Applied Probability (3)

STA 664, 665 Theory of Statistics (3, 3)

Each program may contain course work in related fields such as economics, physics, psychology, decision sciences, and computer science.

Your program must be approved by the graduate committee; 15 of the 32 semester hours must be 600-level. No thesis required.

Option II Operations Research Option
(32 semester hours)

All of these:

CSE 571 Simulation (4)

MTH 532 Optimization (3)

STA 663 Introduction to Applied Probability (3)

Two of these:

MTH 522 Matrices and Linear Algebra (4)

MTH 537 Game Theory and Related Topics (3)

MTH 538 Theory and Applications of Graphs (3)

MTH 539 Combinatorics (3)

MTH 553 Numerical Analysis (3)

One of these:

STA 563 Regression Analysis (4)

STA 583 Analysis of Forecasting Systems (3)

One of these:

MTH 632 Advanced Optimization (3)

MTH 638 Advanced Graph Theory (3)

Nine additional hours of 600-level department courses including at least one MTH course and at least one STA course. 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 508, 604, 605, 606, 607, STA 609, or approved alternatives. Twelve additional hours of approved electives are required to continue to improve the candidate’s ability to teach mathematics.

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