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Mathematical Sciences

Degrees Offered

Program Degree Offered
Mathematics M.A. Program Description
Mathematics (Mathematics Education Option)  M.A. Program Description
Mathematics (College Teaching and General Practitioner Option) Ph.D. Program Description
Mathematics (Traditional Mathematics Research Option) Ph.D. Program Description
Teaching Middle School Mathematics M.A. Program Description


Admission Application Instructions

  • Applying for admission to the graduate program in Mathematics is a two-step process:
  1. First: Complete the Online Application ( As part of this process, applicants must do the following:
    1. Self-report GRE scores
    2. Self-report all colleges and universities attended (including grade point average)
    3. 3 Letters of recommendations.
    4. Upload a personal statement of objectives
    5. Pay the application fee.
  2. Second: Additional application must be sent directly to the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
    1. Request that official GRE scores be sent to the University of Montana using code 4489.
    2. Request that official transcripts be sent to the he Department of Mathematical Sciences from all colleges and universities you have attended (excluding University of Montana)  Transcripts may also be transmitted electronically through the National Student Clearinghouse.
    3. Content descriptions of all college-level mathematics courses completed.
    4. In addition to the above requirements, applicants are encouraged to submit other evidence indicating the ability to pursue an advanced degree in mathematics (such as the GRE subject test in mathematics).

Admission Deadlines

  • Fall semester - Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete their applications by February 1st. Teaching assistantships will start February 1st (received by) and continue until all positions have been filled.
Mathematical Sciences
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Campus Location

Mathematics Building 105

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Graduate Program
Department of Mathematical Sciences
The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812-0864

(406) 243-5312
Fax: (406) 243-2674

Associate Chair - Graduate Program
Jim Hirstein