Mathematics (M.S.)
Immerse yourself in the study of mathematics and build your skills as an analytical thinker and problem solver.
Studying mathematics gives you the skills you need to succeed in any field — skills including logic, problem solving and abstract thinking. An M.S. in Mathematics at UND sets you up for success.
 Program type:
 Master's Degree
 Format:
 Oncampus
 Est. time to complete:
 2 years
 Credit hours:
 30 (thesis option) or 32 (nonthesis option)
Why Study at Mathematics at UND?
To study mathematics is to understand the building blocks of our everyday world. The M.S. program at UND prepares you to pursue doctoral work or step directly into highdemand careers in teaching, industry, the public sector and beyond.
The M.S. program offers a thesis option and a nonthesis option, as well as concentrations in:
 Pure math
 Applied math
 Statistics
No matter which focus you choose, you'll join a closeknit, friendly department and immerse yourself in scholarly activity. With a student/faculty ratio of less than one at the graduate level, you'll work closely with expert faculty as you pursue your mathematical interests and prepare for a fulfilling career.

Apply for a graduate teaching assistantship.

Hear from experts in the field through our visiting speaker series.

Pursue independent research on a mathematical topic of interest.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
A master's degree in mathematics opens the door to a variety of challenging and interesting careers. Your M.S. provides you with some of today's most highly prized skills, including problem solving, logic and abstract thought.
Program graduates have gone on to Ph.D. programs and to highlevel jobs in industry and in the public sector. In some cases, a graduate degree automatically puts you into a higher salary bracket.
Mathematics graduates find employment in industries such as:
 Insurance companies
 Financial institutions
 Government
 Education
 Software development
 Engineering
When You Earn a master's degree in Mathematics
A master's degree in Mathematics gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
 Algebra
 Calculus
 Statistics
 Curriculum Development
 Java (Programming Language)
 R (Programming Language)
UND Mathematics Alumni
Mathematics alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
 Unitedhealth Group, Inc.
 Bismarck State College
 Dynamic Signal, Inc.
 Epic Systems Corporation