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

Mathematics Requirements

Statistics Requirements


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, complex and real variables, differential equations, functional analysis, geometry, mathematical education, numerical analysis, probability, statistics and topology.

M.S. Degree Requirements

The Department of Mathematics offers master's degree programs in mathematics with additional emphasis in applied mathematics, computer science, mathematics education, pure mathematics, and statistics. All students are to use either the thesis or thesis-substitute plan.

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.


For further information and application forms, visit the Graduate School website.

For inquiries about the Department of Mathematics, write or send an email to:

Dr. Hristo V. Kojouharov
Graduate Advisor for Ph.D. and M.S. Programs
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington
Box 19408
Arlington, TX 76019-0408

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