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University of Pittsburgh    
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Feb 27, 2021
 
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Mathematics, MA


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Degree Requirements


http://www.mathematics.pitt.edu/graduate/graduate-handbook

Requirements for the MA


http://www.mathematics.pitt.edu/graduate/graduate-handbook#mastershttp://www.mathematics.pitt.edu/graduate/graduate-handbook#masters

The MA in mathematics requires completion of at least ten mathematics courses (30 credits) and an oral comprehensive examination. Six of the ten courses must be taken at the 2000-3000 level; the remaining ones may be those given by the department at the 1000 level or those cross-listed with other departments. Achievement of an overall course average of B or better is required for all courses.

The master’s programs in applied mathematics contain several tracks, each having a selection of required and elective courses. The MA program requires 30 credits (minimum of 7 departmental, with 5 (of the 7) at the 2000 level or above) and an oral comprehensive examination. An MS option is available that requires a total of 30 credits and a thesis (24 course credits + 6 credits-thesis).

Requirements for the MS


http://www.mathematics.pitt.edu/graduate/graduate-handbook#masters

The MS in mathematics requires completion of at least eight mathematics courses (24 credits) and  the completion and defense of a thesis in mathematics (6 credits). Six of the eight courses must be taken at the 2000-3000 level; the remaining ones may be those given by the department at the 1000 level or those cross-listed with other departments. Achievement of an overall course average of B or better is required for all courses.

The master’s programs in applied mathematics contain several tracks, each having a selection of required and elective courses. The MA program requires 30 credits (minimum of 7 departmental, with 5 (of the 7) at the 2000 level or above) and an oral comprehensive examination. An MS option is available that requires a total of 30 credits and a thesis (24 course credits + 6 credits-thesis).

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