12 months
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
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The Master of Arts degree in Pure Mathematics from Kent State University comprises a flexible program of coursework in mathematics beyond the bachelor's degree emphasizing theoretical areas of the discipline (algebra, analysis, geometry, number theory and topology). 

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There is no thesis requirement or option. Students in the pure mathematics Ph.D.degree can apply for this M.A. degree after completing the requisite number of credit hours.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Pure Mathematics from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Reason in mathematical arguments, including using precise definitions, articulating assumptions and reasoning logically to conclusions.
  • Engage effectively in problem solving, including exploring examples, devising and testing conjectures and assessing the correctness of solutions.
  • Approach mathematical problems creatively, including trying multiple approaches and modifying problems when necessary to make them more tractable.
  • Communicate mathematics clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Teach university-level mathematics effectively.
  • Understand and appreciate connections among different subdisciplines of mathematics.
  • Be aware of and understand a broad range of mathematical subdisciplines.
  • Obtain a broader and deeper understanding of core mathematics disciplines of algebra and analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Abstract Algebra 
  • Functions of a Real Variable  
  • Functions of a Complex Variable 
  • Topology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university1 
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale 
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement
  • Résumé or vita
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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