Mathematics Master’s programs #17 U.S. News & World Report ranking Our two-year Master’s of Science program uses a student-focused curriculum to fit individual interests. Plan types Choose from one of two plans. Emphasis areas (optional) If you choose to pursue an area of emphasis, you must decide which area upon matriculation. Emphasis in Industrial and Applied Mathematics For either Plan A or Plan B Master’s students. Focused on practical experience. Rigorous coursework prepares students for the math encountered in industry. Option to complete a one-semester internship at an industrial laboratory. The most popular option among students admitted to our standalone Master's program Emphasis in Math Education For Plan B Master’s students only. Prepares students to become effective mathematics educators. Option to earn initial or secondary licensure in addition to the MS in Mathematics. Completing both an MS and licensure program requires two years and one summer. Funding is available through teaching assistantships. Related programs Master's of Financial Mathematics Position yourself for a well-paying, fascinating career in quantitative finance through this professional master’s program. The field applies mathematics, statistics, data science/machine learning, and scientific computing to: Finance Investment Risk management Mathematics minor Requires 2 courses that total at least 6 credits. Supportive community Our active, close-knit community helps students grow and flourish. You’ll have abundant opportunities to: Receive support from mentors, advisors, peers, and alumni. Get involved. Interact with other students. Student groups Dynamic urban environment We’re situated on a sprawling campus, surrounded by vibrant urban neighborhoods. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area is known for its: Lively scene for dining, culture, arts, and recreation. Abundant trails, parks, and waterways, including several lakes and the Mississippi River. High quality of life. Thriving economy that features a diverse mix of industries and ample opportunities for graduates. Tuition and benefits For all U of M graduate students. Tuition and fees Health and dental benefits Apply Applications are due February 1. How to apply Note: Master's of Financial Mathematics deadlines and details may vary.