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The doctoral program provides exciting opportunities for students interested in studying advanced mathematics and conducting independent research.

This program begins with graduate coursework and advanced seminars and culminates in a dissertation consisting of original research in mathematics. The PhD is designed to train students as research mathematicians for careers in academia, government, and private industry.

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Program Highlights

  • Students gain a solid grounding in mathematics while being exposed to contemporary problems and applications. 
  • The PhD program trains mathematicians for further research, high-level teaching, and industrial employment.
  • Many of our graduate Mathematics classes are offered in the evening (4:30PM or later).

Course Catalog

Review admission and course requirements for this degree:

Career Paths

Through the Mason Industrial Immersion Program, PhD students gain industrial experience through immersion in commercial and government labs.

Research Opportunities

Students participate in interdisciplinary projects with George Mason University and external mentors.