M.A. Degree Program & Requirements

The Mathematics Department at U.C. Santa Cruz offers a program leading to a Master of Arts degree in Mathematics. Students admitted to the M.A. program may apply to the Department to transfer to the Ph.D. program upon passing the required preliminary examinations at the Ph.D. level.

M.A. Degree Requirements

Students are required to complete two of courses 200, 201, 202; two of courses 204, 205, 206; one of courses 208, 209, 210, and complete five additional courses in mathematics (or related subject, by approval.  In addition, students must do one of the following:

Master's students are expected to complete their degree within two years.