Mathematical Sciences, M.Sc.

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University rank #748 (BCR) , NV,
The degree is a well-established M.S. program with concentrations in Applied Math, Pure Math, Statistics, and Math Education to serve students in many different areas of Mathematical Sciences.


The concentrations in pure, applied, and statistics each include a core requirement corresponding to the given area. Additional credits are required so that students can develop knowledge in a field of interest. All three require the student to either defend a thesis or pass a written comprehensive exam corresponding to the core requirements.

The teaching mathematics concentration requires a variety of content courses, as well as, education courses. The degree options for the teaching math concentration include the opportunity to write a professional paper.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Real Analysis 
  • Complex Function Theory 
  • Applied Analysis 
  • Algebra Course 
  • Abstract Algebra 
  • Homological Algebra
  • Topics in Algebra

                            Detailed Programme Facts

                            • Programme intensity Full-time
                            • Credits
                              33 alternative credits
                            • Languages
                              • English
                            • Delivery mode
                              On Campus

                            English Language Requirements

                            You only need to take one of these language tests:

                            • Minimum required score:


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                            Academic Requirements

                            You need the following GPA score:

                            Required score: 2.75

                            Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                            Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                            •  A bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 2.75 for all undergraduate work or a minimum GPA of 3.00 for the last two years of undergraduate work, and completed at least 18 credits of upper-division mathematics or statistics courses beyond calculus.
                            Submit application materials to both the Graduate College and the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
                            • A completed online application
                            • Submit official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
                            • Copies of all transcripts sent to the Graduate College
                            • At least two letters of recommendation 
                            • A statement of purpose

                                    Tuition Fee

                                    • International Applies to you

                                      23274 USD/year
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                                      9364 USD/year
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                                    Living costs for Las Vegas

                                    • 880 - 1430 USD/month
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