University of Wisconsin–Madison

Our Academic Programs

Mathematics

203 Van Vleck Hall, E B
480 Lincoln Dr
Madison WI 53706
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Phone: 608-263-8884
Fax: 608-263-8891
Email: grad_program@math.wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4 Add'l assistantship and/or enrollment policy5
Admitting Degree(s):
MA
PhD
Named Option(s):
Foundations of Advanced Studies (MA)

About the Mathematics Program

Mathematics is a large graduate program training students in all areas of pure and applied math, including algebra, logic, analysis, differential equations, numerical analysis, fluid dynamics, and geometry and topology. PhD students carry out a substantial individual research project under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Our graduates are prepared for a wide range of mathematical careers, including academic research in math, teaching at the college level, and mathematical work in industry.

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Additional Policy

The Department of Mathematics cannot provide financial support for the Masters - Foundations of Advanced Studies Degree program. Students enrolled in this program may not accept University appointments which grant waivers of tuition and/or academic fees, cf. the policy on campus employment.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.

5 Students in most on-campus graduate programs are eligible for assistantships. Please look carefully at the additional policies listed above for more information about the specific assistantship and enrollment policies for the program. Contact the program with any questions.