# 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:
- On-campus
- 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
- Statistics

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.