Mathematics and Statistics, Master of Science (M.S.)

The Master of Science in Mathematics and Statistics at Minnesota State University Mankato is designed for students who plan to pursue a Ph.D. degree in either mathematics or statistics or work in an industry job.

Program Highlights

  • Several of our graduates have continued their education in Ph.D. programs, or obtained employment as a data analyst, software developer, quality assurance, health information specialist, research associate, statistical consultant, and in community college teaching.
  • Nearly 30 students in our programs are supported with teaching assistantships. Most teaching assistants are the instructor of record of a course, and the remaining teaching assistants direct labs. 

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a preferred minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
Fall Start July 1 May 1
Spring Start November 1 October 1
Summer Start N/A N/A

Time to Completion: 2 years

Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Han Wu

Mathematics and Statistics website