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Math Undergraduate

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Be involved in cutting edge research and projects that gives you an advantage out in the workforce and graduate school.

Mathematics is the study of quantity, space and shape.

Degrees

Master of Arts (M.A.)

The M.A. Program can open the door to further growth and professional development for high school teachers seeking a master's degree, or for people who seek employment in other fields, but do not have an interest in a terminal degree.

Master of Science (M.S.)

The M.S. Program 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.

View M.A./M.S. Curriculum

Online Certificates

  • Advanced Graduate Mathematics Certificate
  • Graduate Mathematics Certificate

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Admission Requirements

For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to Mathematical Sciences in the current graduate catalog. Additional requirements exist for international applicants. For more information, visit International Admission Requirements. For additional details about the graduate mathematical science program, contact Graduate Admissions at 605-658-6200 or email gradadmissions@usd.edu

The Classroom & Beyond

  • The math department holds Pi Day every year in the MUC.

    Pi Day Celebration

    The Math Department served 33 pies this year at the annual event to celebrate the significance of pi (3.14).

  • The Math Department annually hosts the Merten Hasse Math Competition for area junior high and high school students. Schools earn points for each student who places in the top eight of the division exams.

  • Pi Mu Epsilon

    Join the national mathematics honor society