Mathematics, M.Sc. | Northern Arizona University | Flagstaff, United States
12 months
26994 USD/year
26994 USD/year
11004 USD/year
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Through a rigorous course of study, the Mathematics program of the Northern Arizona University takes an undergraduate degree in mathematics one step further to provide preparation for further study in pure mathematics or as career preparation in applied mathematics or as a community college teacher.


The Mathematics program of the Northern Arizona University provides students the content knowledge, as well as abstract reasoning and communication skills, which constitute a broad foundation in graduate-level mathematics. This foundation illuminates the inter-connection between different branches of mathematics and is the theoretical basis for validating and critically assessing the mathematical principles and methods necessary for continued studies in mathematics beyond the master’s degree or for work that graduates may perform in industry, education or government agencies.


Career opportunities that might be pursued:

  • Higher education
  • High-tech industries
  • Government agencies
  • Insurance industry
  • Finance
  • Bio-tech industry

With further education, one of these paths is possible:

  • Economist
  • University professor
  • Actuary
  • Operations researcher
  • Lawyer
  • Cryptographer
  • Epidemiologist
  • Computer scientist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Abstract Algebra
  • Linear Algebra
  • Real Analysis
  • Topics In Combinatorics
  • Complex Analysis
  • Numerical Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • NAU Graduate Online application is required for all programs.
  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A"), or the equivalent.
  • Transcripts.
  • English language proficiency scores.
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement or essay
  • Prerequisites (completed prior to enrolling in the program): at least 27 hours of undergraduate mathematics and statistics coursework at the level of calculus and above with a grade of C or better, and have at least a 3.0 grade point average in these courses. The 27 credit hours must include coursework in multivariable calculus, linear algebra, real analysis (advanced calculus), and abstract algebra.
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Tuition Fee

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    26994 USD/year
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    26994 USD/year
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  • In-State

    11004 USD/year
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Living costs for Flagstaff

1010 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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