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Graduate Studies in Mathematics at Tennessee Tech University. The Department of Mathematics at Tennessee Technological University offers a 30-semester-hour Master of Science program with emphases in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. Both thesis and non-thesis options are available. Tennessee Tech is a state-assisted, coeducational, accredited, comprehensive university. Applicants must submit GRE scores, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of interest. Several teaching assistantships are awarded each year. The nine-month assistantship stipend is $7,500, and all teaching assistants receive a full tuition and fees waiver. For more information, visit or e-mail

Boston College Ph.D. Program in Mathematics. World class research in Geometry/Topology and Number Theory/ Representation Theory with a tradition of great teaching. All applicants are considered for Teaching Fellowships, which provide full tuition remission, a stipend, and full health benefits. For more information, visit

Boston University, Noyce Scholars Program in Mathematics. Are you majoring in mathematics? Do you enjoy working with young people? Become a middle or high school mathematics teacher! Noyce Scholars at Boston University receive: (1) 100% tuition support; (2) A master's degree and initial teacher licensure; (3) Job-placement assistance. Noyce Scholars commit to teach for at least two years in a high-need district upon successful completion of the teacher certification program. For more information, visit

Graduate Studies in Mathematics at Oregon State University. The Department of Mathematics offers graduate programs leading to the M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. degree in a variety of areas within pure and applied mathematics and in mathematics education. There are active research groups in algebra and number theory, analysis, applied mathematics, geometry and topology, mathematics education, numerical analysis, and probability. The mathematics department also participates in an IGERT program in ecosystem informatics. For more information, visit

Mathematics at The Ohio State University. The math department has a Master of Science (M.S.) degree with a specialization track in Math-Biology as well as a track for Educators. For continuing students, GTAs, GRAs, and fellowships are available. M.S. applicants should have a solid undergraduate math major degree, with preparation in mutivariable calculus and linear algorithms. GRE scores are not required. Minority and women students are especially encouraged to apply. For more information, visit

Ph.D. Program in Biostatistics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The IUPUI Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Indiana University School of Medicine Division of Biostatistics jointly offer a Ph.D. program in Biostatistics. The program combines the strength in statistical theory of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, which also offers a master's degree program in applied statistics, with the biostatistical methods research and life sciences experience of the Division of Biostatistics. For more information, visit

Research Assistant Positions at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. Each year, approximately 40 students are hired as Research Assistants to work closely with the economic research staff. The Research Assistants apply quantitative skills to both real-world policy issues and high-level research projects. Applicants must have undergraduate degrees in economics or related fields such as statistics, mathematics, finance, or computer science. To apply for a Research Assistant position at the Federal Reserve Board or to get more information, visit

Graduate Programs in Mathematical Sciences at Ball State University. Ball State's Department of Mathematical Sciences graduate programs offer a challenging and rewarding learning experience guided and supported by expert faculty members. The graduate programs are an excellent preparation for a career in the mathematical sciences or for pursuing a doctoral degree. Master's degrees are offered in actuarial science, mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. For more information, visit

Graduate Studies in Mathematical Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The IUPUI Department of Mathematical Sciences offers graduate programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in pure and applied mathematics from Purdue University. Master's degree options include areas of concentration in pure or applied mathematics, mathematics education, and applied statistics. For more information and application materials, visit

Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE) at Spelman College in Atlanta. The EDGE Program, funded by the National Science Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is designed to strengthen the ability of women and minority students to successfully complete graduate programs in the mathematical sciences. The summer program consists of two core courses in analysis and algebra/linear algebra in addition to a follow-up mentoring program and networking with the participants' respective graduate programs. Participants receive a stipend and allowances for room and board. For more information, visit

M.S. and Ph.D. Degrees in Statistics at Oregon State University. The department of statistics is renowned for its training of graduate students in the theory and practice of statistics, with particular emphasis on those aspects that are central to practical applications. With about 10 faculty members and 40 students, the department provides a congenial atmosphere for graduate studies. For more information, visit

M.S. and Ph.D. Programs in Statistics at the University of South Carolina. Statisticians and statistical training are in demand in fields ranging from business to biology to nursing to industry. The University of South Carolina has four graduate programs designed to meet the wide range of needs of both society and its students. These programs boast excellent job placement upon graduation with alumni being employed at the U.S. Census Bureau, Pratt and Whitney, Colonial Life and Accident, Bank of America, and the State of South Carolina. For more information, visit

Doctoral Program in Computational Biology at New York University. The NYU Doctoral Program in Computational Biology (COB) is designed to bring together the faculty and resources of the NYU Graduate School of Arts & Science, the NYU School of Medicine, and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine to train students in the fundamentals and applications of computational methods to biology, including macromolecular structure and function, bioinformatics and genomics, function of physiological systems (cells, organs) and biological imaging. The doctoral program training includes dual faculty mentorship, courses in scientific computing and computational biology, in-depth study in a discipline, interdisciplinary seminars, research ethics, cross-disciplinary interactions through research collaborations and summer internships, as well as various career guidance/mentoring activities. For more information, visit

Noyce Scholars Program in Mathematics at Boston University. This program is an initiative to prepare middle school and high school mathematics teachers. With funding from the National Science Foundation and the School of Education and in collaboration with six local school districts and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Noyce Program will train up to 13 graduate students a year to become mathematics teachers. Noyce scholars receive 100% tuition support and the one-year program leads to a master's degree and initial teacher licensure. For more information, visit

M.A. and Ph.D Degrees in Mathematics from the University of Louisville. The University of Louisville Department of Mathematics is a research-oriented department that prides itself on delivering first-rate graduate instruction. There are a broad range of courses and ample opportunities to interact with faculty. The department also maintains an active colloquium series with talks given by visiting mathematicians, statisticians and scientists. For more information, visit

Graduate Studies in Mathematics and Statistics at Texas Tech University. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers programs of study leading to the Masters and Ph.D. degrees. Ph.D. students may choose an emphasis in applied or pure mathematics and statistics. A special M.S. degree with an emphasis in computer science and an M.A. degree designed for precollege teachers are also offered. For more information, visit

Graduate Studies in Mathematics at Baylor University. The Baylor University Department of Mathematics offers graduate work leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics. The mathematics faculty actively engages in research in a variety of areas including algebra, analysis, differential equations, mathematical physics, numerical analysis, probability, representation theory, and topology. Individual attention and easy access to professors are hallmarks of this program. For more information, visit

Graduate Study in Mathematics at the University of Cincinnati. The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cincinnati has a long and continuing tradition of excellence in graduate studies at both the masters and doctoral levels. Advantages for a student in this graduate program include: a wide spectrum of fields of study available at both the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctoral (Ph.D.) levels in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics; Master of Arts and Teaching (M.A.T.) degrees for Certified Secondary School teachers so they can obtain a content-based master's degree; classes during the summer to accommodate schedules; and a friendly and intimate environment due to the low student to faculty ratio. There are approximately 60 graduate students and 40 professors. For more information, visit

Graduate Programs in Mathematics at Purdue University. There are several programs leading to the Master of Science degree. Some prepare the student to seek nonacademic employment; others prepare the students to continue to the Ph.D. degree. The interdisciplinary Computational Science and Engineering program gives students the opportunity to study mathematics and computing in a multi-disciplinary environment. The master's degree program requires 30 hours of coursework. The other programs include the Computational Finance Program, which requires 34 hours of coursework. There are no required oral or written examinations, and a thesis is not required. A student with a half-time teaching assistantship normally takes two years to complete the master's degree program. For additional information, visit

Graduate Study in Operations Research at Bowling Green State University. The operations research program at Bowling Green State University is offered jointly by the Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research and the Department of Computer Science. Upon completion of the program of study, the student will earn the M.S. degree in computer science with a concentration in operations research. For more information, visit

Master of Science in Computational Science and Engineering from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers a Master of Science in Computational Science and Engineering. This degree is intended to meet the need for engineers and scientists who are not only well trained in an engineering or scientific discipline, but also in the computational areas that are needed to support these disciplines. This program is targeting students with Computer Science or Mathematics undergraduate degrees. For more information:

Master's degrees in Mathematics and Statistics at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Miami University offers master's degrees in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Statistics. Each program requires 30–32 hours of course work and two or three written comprehensive exams. Students must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. For more information, visit

Western Kentucky University. WKU offers both Master of Science and Master of Arts degrees, with the M.S. program having two options. The M.S. General Option is recommended for students who wish to obtain a Ph.D. degree, plan a teaching career at the community college level, or seek employment in industry. The M.S. Computational Option is designed for students seeking employment in industry with an emphasis on computational mathematics and/or computer science. The M.A. degree is designed for secondary teachers and includes courses that will help them become more knowledgeable about the mathematics they teach in high school and gain a deeper understanding of the connections and extensions of that knowledge to college and higher mathematics. Graduate assistantships range from $9,000 up to $12,500 for the academic year. Tuition scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Summer assistantships also are available for some students who take summer courses. For more information, visit

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