Master's Degree

Mathematics (M.S.)

Why pursue a M.S. in Mathematics from UTSA?

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine acknowledged UTSA as one of the nation’s “top STEM degree producers” in August 2013. UTSA’s Mathematics and Statistics programs were ranked 12th nationally for the number of master’s degrees awarded to minority students during the 2011-2012 academic year.

Basic Degree Information/Description:

In addition to satisfying the University-wide graduate admission requirements, a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Mathematics or Statistics or a closely related field is highly recommended as preparation. Students who do not qualify for unconditional admission should anticipate that additional undergraduate and/or graduate coursework may be required to complete the degree. It is recommended that the applicant submit two letters of reference, preferably from those who can speak to the applicant’s mathematical abilities.

Mathematics (M.S.) - Admission Requirements and Deadlines:
Admission requirements and pre-requisites:

A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Mathematics or a closely related field is highly recommended as preparation.  Students who do not qualify for unconditional admission should anticipate that additional undergraduate and/or graduate coursework may be required to complete the degree.

Transcripts: Official transcripts from all institutions attended.  All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.

Graduate Studies Application: Yes

Department Application: No

Test Scores: General GRE Required.

Resume or CV: No

Letters of Recommendation: Recommended that the applicant submit two letters of reference, preferably from those who can speak to the applicant's mathematical abilities.

Statement of Purpose: No

Minimum TOEFL Score (for International Applicants): 550 paper/79 internet

Minimum IETLS Score (for International Applicants): 6.5

Additional Requirements:  International students and those with international degrees may be required to submit additional documents per our admissions policies and procedures. The Graduate School reserves the right to request any additional documents needed to fairly and consistently evaluate applicant credentials.

Degree Requirements:

Degree candidates are required to successfully complete 36 semester credit hours.

For a complete list of degree requirements please see the Graduate Catalog.

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Application Deadline Dates

Domestic Applicants (Citizens and Permanent Residents):
Spring- November 1
Summer- April 1
Fall- July 1

International Applicants:
Spring- September 1
Summer- March 1
Fall- April 1

Contact Information:

Graduate Advisor of Record: Raj Wilson, Ph.D.
Email Address: Raj.Wilson@utsa.edu
Telephone: (210) 458-4759
Degree Website: http://www.math.utsa.edu/degrees.php


Degree Catalog Link:

http://www.utsa.edu/gcat/chapter6/COS/matdept.html#msm


Course Scheduling and Offerings

    This program is housed on UTSA’s Main campus.