Bernd Schroeder, Ph.D., Chair
118 College Drive #5045
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
Chen, Ding, Harris, Hornor, Kohl, Lambers, Lee, Perry, Ross, Schroeder, Tian, Zhu
The Department of Mathematics offers the master of science in mathematics and the doctor of philosophy in computational science with an emphasis in mathematics. Individuals interested in obtaining graduate degrees in mathematics education should contact the Center for Science and Mathematics Education. The Center offers the master of science in science and mathematics education with an emphasis in mathematics, and the doctor of philosophy in science education with an emphasis in mathematics.
Applicants wishing to enter either the master of science in mathematics degree program or the doctor of philosophy in computational science with an emphasis in mathematics degree program must satisfy the requirements of The Graduate School. Among those factors considered in the admission decision are the GPA, submission of official test scores on the GRE (all sections), and three letters of recommendation from persons qualified to assess the candidate's readiness for graduate study. Students whose native language is not English must achieve a score of 580 or above on the TOEFL exam.
Plan of Study. Students must submit their signed, official Plan of Study Form to the Graduate School by the end of the second semester they are enrolled. The Plan of Study Forms are available at www.usm.edu/graduateschool/planofstudy.php - click on the "Plans of Study" link.
Research and Scholarly Integrity Education
All faculty holding Regular or Associate graduate faculty status, must complete CITI training modules required by the Graduate School and their departments. All graduate students must complete the CITI training modules required by the Graduate School and their departments the first semester they are enrolled in graduate school. The RSIE policy and training information are found on the Graduate School web page –www.usm.edu/graduate-school. Contact the Dean of the Graduate School if you have any questions regarding the policy of training information.
ProgramsMaster of ScienceDoctor of Philosophy