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Graduate Mathematics
Advanced degrees in mathematics

The Department of Mathematics has nearly 100 supported graduate students. Among the faculty there are a member of the National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Royal Society, a member of the Royal Society of Canada, a member of the Romanian Academy of Sciences and two members of the African Academy of Sciences. 

Ph.D. Program

A Ph.D. in mathematics from the Penn State Eberly College of Science signifies a mastery of mathematical sciences.

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Other math degree programs

The Department of Mathematics offers concurrent degrees, D.Eds, master's degrees, and other programs.

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Graduate Admissions

Choosing a Ph.D. program is an important decision. The Penn State Ph.D. in math program is an excellent choice.

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Graduate Courses

The list of 500-level math courses and their descriptions will give you a flavor of what a graduate program in math at Penn State is all about.

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Teaching is a significant aspect of the graduate math program.

Graduate Teaching

If you need more information, please contact us.

Alexei Novikov
Carina Curto
Co-Directors of Graduate Studies

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