What will I learn?

This program consists of 36 hours of graduate work and passing two departmental Prelim Exams. A minor in an approved area outside of mathematics is permitted.

This program calls for 36 hours of course work and passing two departmental Prelim Exams. Of the 36 hours of course work, 24 must be in mathematics and must include two sequences from the core areas. The core areas are:

complex analysis (MATH 5320-MATH 5321)
real analysis (MATH 5322-MATH 5323)
topology (MATH 5324-MATH 5325)
algebra (MATH 5326-MATH 5327)
ordinary differential equations / partial differential equations (MATH 5330-MATH 5332)
numerical analysis (MATH 5334-MATH 5335)
probability and statistics (STAT 5328-STAT 5329)
applied statistics (STAT 5373-STAT 5374)

In the area of real analysis, MATH 5318-MATH 5319 is not considered to be a core sequence; likewise in the area of applied mathematics, MATH 5310-MATH 5311 is not considered to be a core sequence.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (36 hours)

Tuition fees
US$15,721.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

August 2022


College of Arts and Sciences

Texas Tech University,



79409, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An undergraduate degree in Kinesiology or a related field from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework for admission.

For international students

The applicant must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or its equivalent from a foreign institution.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - The minimum TOEFL score required is 79.

International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) - The minimum IELTS required score is an overall band score of 6.5 on the Academic version.

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - The minimum required PTE Academic score is 60.

Cambridge C2 Proficiency Test (Cambridge CPE) - The minimum required Cambridge CPE grade is a score of 180 or above.

Cambridge C1 Advanced Proficiency Test (Cambridge CAE) - The minimum required Cambridge CAE grade is a score of 175 or above.

Application Deadlines: December 15th for Fall admissions

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Texas Tech University

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