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
- Est. time to complete:
- 2 years
- Credit hours:
- 30 (thesis option) or 32 (non-thesis 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 high-demand careers in teaching, industry, the public sector and beyond.
The M.S. program offers a thesis option and a non-thesis option, as well as concentrations in:
- Pure math
- Applied math
No matter which focus you choose, you'll join a close-knit, 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.
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 high-level 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
- Software development
When You Earn a master's degree in Mathematics
A master's degree in Mathematics gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
- 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