24 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Mathematics MA degree offered at Arizona State University is unique as it allows enough flexibility to fit any student's interests. Students receive outstanding interdisciplinary training in using mathematics in almost all professions.

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The Mathematics MA degree offered at Arizona State University  prepares students to pursue a successful career as a professional mathematician working in industry, government labs, or to teach entry level mathematics at universities or at the community college level. Graduates of the program have gone on to work in diverse industries including space, defense, news, and pharma.

The skills of a mathematician are in high demand from employers because the traits that make them a good mathematician make them a great addition to any organization — their discipline, their attention to detail, their love for solving problems and, above all, their resilience.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Arts program in mathematics is designed to prepare students for careers requiring sophisticated mathematical skills that may be applied to many different sectors, including education, industry and government.

Potential career opportunities include:

  • finance and investment analyst
  • mathematician
  • mathematics professor or instructor
  • operations research analyst
  • statistician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algebra
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Geometry & Topology
  • Real Analysis
  • Statistics & Probability
  • Mathematics Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in mathematics or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution as well as completed coursework in linear algebra (equivalent to ASU course MAT 342 or MAT 343) and advanced calculus (equivalent to ASU course MAT 371).
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00="A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00="A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • statement of education and career goals
  • resume
  • GRE (general) scores
  • three letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 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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