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M.Sc. On Campus

Mathematical Sciences

University of South Dakota

12 months
654 USD/credit 21582 USD/year
654 USD/credit 21582 USD/year
340 USD/credit 11220 USD/year
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The Mathematical Sciences program from University of South Dakota prepares students for doctoral studies in mathematics and covers advanced topics that will prepare them to take the qualifying exams at other Ph.D. programs without the need for more coursework.

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Student Learning Outcomes

Algebra and analysis are the important foundations of mathematics. Graduate students will demonstrate proficiency in these disciplines by passing the comprehensive exam in either algebra or analysis sequence.

Graduate students of the Mathematical Sciences program from University of South Dakota will demonstrate proficiency in an area of focus beyond algebra and analysis by passing the comprehensive exam on two selected subjects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Abstract Algebra
  • Advanced Calculus
  • Theory Of Numbers
  • Combinatorics
  • Matrix Theory
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Operations Research
  • Probability And Statistics
  • Theory Of Statistics
  • Advanced Algebra
  • Complex Variables

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee: $35.00 U.S.D. The application fee cannot be waived and is nonrefundable.
  • Official Transcripts: If transcripts are not originally provided by the institution in the English language, the indigenous language transcript should be submitted along with an English translation. The full English translation must include a certification from the translator verifying that the translation is complete and accurate and that they are qualified to translate the language to English.
  • Official Admission Test Scores: If test scores are required by a graduate program, students may upload a copy of their score report to their GradCAS application. Full admission will require that an official score report is sent to USD directly from the testing body.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Letters must be submitted directly by the recommenders through GradCAS.
  • Statement of Purpose: Refer to program admission requirements for details.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21582 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21582 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 340 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Vermillion

1024 - 1781 USD /month
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