UT Arlington, Department of Mathematics The University of Texas at Arlington

Mathematics Requirements

Statistics Requirements



Graduation Requirements and Procedures


Master of Sciences Program

The objectives of the Mathematics Department's program at the master's level are (1) to develop the student's ability to do independent research and prepare for more advanced study in mathematics, and (2) to give advanced training to professional mathematicians, mathematics teachers, and those employed in engineering, scientific, and business areas.

Graduate work is offered in Algebra, Geometry, Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Mathematical Biology, Mathematics Education, and Probability and Statistics.

M.S. Degree Requirements

The Department of Mathematics offers master's degree programs in mathematics with additional emphasis in applied mathematics, computational science, mathematics education, pure mathematics, and statistics. Candidates for the M.S. degree may elect either the thesis or thesis-substitute plan. These options require a minimum of 30 or 33 hours of course work respectively.

All masters students must complete one of the following:


In addition:

  1. Those students enrolled in the thesis substitute plan must take MATH 5395, and all except those in the computer science track must take at least nine other hours of electives.

  2. Those students enrolled in the thesis plan must take at least six hours of MATH 5398-5698, and all except those in the computer science track must take at least three other hours of elective.*

*Electives may not be chosen from MATH 5336, 5337, 5340-5348, 5352

Students in every degree plan must pass a final master's exam.


To request further information about graduate programs at UT Arlington, please visit the Graduate School information request website. To apply, please visit the Graduate School application website.

The Mathematics Graduate Catalog lists the Admissions Requirements for the different graduate programs in mathematics at UT Arlington. It also contains information pertaining to Graduation Requirements and Procedures.

For inquiries about the M.S. Program in Mathematics, write or send an email to:
Dr. Hristo V. Kojouharov
Professor of Mathematics
Graduate Advisor for Ph.D. and M.S. Programs
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington
P.O. Box 19408
Arlington, TX 76019-0408

Metro 817-272-3261
FAX 817-794-5802