M.S. in Mathematics Program

For questions about the online Master of Science degree in Mathematics, please submit an information request below or email gradmath@una.edu.

The University of North Alabama's Online Master of Science in Mathematics degree program is a fully online, innovative approach to graduate level mathematics. All students take a core of five 3-credit courses (including courses in algebra and analysis). In addition, students can choose from concentration / elective courses in pure mathematics, mathematics teaching, or possibly courses in another scientific area.

Mathematics Faculty at UNA have expertise in the fields of Algebra, Combinatorics, Analysis, Topology, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, and Mathematics education.

Are you interested in pursuing a master's degree in secondary education with a concentration in mathematics? Please see https://www.una.edu/education/graduate-programs/. Our online mathematics courses for teachers offer a great supplement to your graduate program in education in order to augment your credentials for teaching at the dual enrollment or junior college level.

Application Deadlines

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the following dates or until all program spots are filled:
Fall - August 1
Spring - December 15
Students submitting applications after the above dates will be considered dependent on availability.

Minimum Admission Requirements

In order to be eligible for full admission to the MS in Mathematics program, applicants must
1. hold a bachelor's degree in mathematics or a related field from an accredited institution and have completed at least 21 semester hours in Mathematics at the level of calculus or higher (including at least one course which requires mathematical proof writing) by the program start date,
2. have earned a minimum of 2.75 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in all previous undergraduate (and graduate, if applicable) coursework, and a minimum 3.0 GPA in all previous undergraduate mathematics courses.

Note: GRE scores are waived for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters. 

Application Materials

Applicants must submit
1. Official transcripts from all previously attended undergraduate (and any relevant graduate) degree-granting institutions. Current undergraduate students may submit an official transcript for an in-progress undergraduate degree (an official degree-granting transcript will be required before the program start date),
2. three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.

Program Requirements:

Core Courses of Study MA 630 Foundations in Advanced Mathematics (3)
MA 637 Group Theory (3)
MA 638 Rings and Fields (3)
MA 651 Advanced Calculus I (3)
MA 652 Advanced Calculus II (3)
Concentration 12 graduate credits in an approved area
Electives 6 credits of Math Electives above MA 630
Great Option for Math Majors Working in Industry or Education Who Desire a Stronger Background in Math and Related Concepts!

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