Degree Programs

The Graduate Program in the Department of Mathematics at Oklahoma State University offers: A MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.S.) degree program and a DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) degree program. The MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE (M.S.) in Mathematics has three options and prepares students for high school or college teaching, for careers in business or industry, and for doctoral study in mathematics or other fields. The COMPUTATIONAL AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS option requires greater breadth within the mathematical sciences and provides experiences in solving actual industrial problems in the course Case Studies in Applied Mathematics. The MATHEMATICS EDUCATION option emphasizes scope in mathematics and broad teaching experience.The PURE MATHEMATICS option emphasizes course work in core areas of mathematics and gives excellent preparation for future study in a doctoral program. The DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) degree has three options. The programs in PURE MATHEMATICS and APPLIED MATHEMATICS prepare students for careers in university research and instruction or industrial research. The former emphasizes university research and instruction while the latter emphasizes research in industry. The Program in MATHEMATICS EDUCATION provides excellent training for a career in college teaching in mathematics. Please visit the particular page describing a program of study which interest you.

For more information please contact the math department at (405) 744-5688 or email the graduate director at