24 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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The Mathematics, M.A. program from State University of New York Potsdam is designed to develop the student's ability to work independently and to obtain basic knowledge in algebra, real and complex variables, and topology so that mathematics literature can be read with understanding and enjoyment.


Successful completion of this Mathematics, M.A. program at State University of New York Potsdam will give you the background and experience to enter the second-year of a doctoral program in mathematics, become a faculty member at a junior college or community college, or launch a career as an industrial mathematician in business, economics, or banking. 

Graduates are employed by companies such as Aetna, AT&T, IBM, General Electric, Kodak, the National Security Agency, and Hewlett Packard. Others have received fellowships at reputable universities, and many have earned doctoral degrees in mathematics or statistics. Mathematics also blends well with engineering, economics, physics, chemistry, computer science and music, among others. For educators with initial certification in mathematics, this degree will also satisfy the requirements for professional certification to New York State.

Key facts:

What You Will Learn:

  • The foundation for rigorous thinking in pure and theoretical mathematics together with their applications in a variety of practical contexts from computing to statistics.
  • In depth-knowledge of real and complex variables, abstract algebra, number theory, and topology.
  • Enhanced skills in quantitative reasoning and understanding of the deep concepts of upper level mathematics.
  • Opportunities to conduct your own research, cultivate your own creativity, and become part of a longstanding tradition of mathematicians investigating analytic, geometric, and algebraic ideas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topology 
  • Abstract Algebra 
  • Complex Variables 
  • Real Variables
  • Tutorial 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applicants must show evidence of an earned baccalaureate degree from a duly accredited college or university, typically through submission of an official transcript obtained through the registrar’s office of each prior institution attended.
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average as indicated within each specific program of study. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Potsdam

892 - 1945 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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