We offer the following graduate degrees.

## Available Research Areas

MS Thesis and Ph.D. dissertations are written under the direction of a faculty member in the faculty member’s area of expertise.

## Assistantships

Teaching assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis at the following rates.

• $10,500/9 months for MS students. •$11,750/9 months for Ph.D. students after completion of the MS.

• \$13,000/9 months for Ph.D. students who have completed their comprehensive exams.

Each teaching assistantship comes with a waiver of in-state and out-of-state tuition for up to 13 graduate hours per semester. Responsibilities include teaching classes and tutoring.

• Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics or a related field that satisfies the mathematics requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics at Southern Miss.

• Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 for regular admission to the MS program.

• GRE scores of at least 150 in the verbal category and in the quantitative category.

• A subject GRE is not required.

• For applicants whose native language is not English, a TOEFL score of at least 580 (TOEFL PBT), or 237 (TOEFL CBT), or 92 (TOEFL iBT), or a 6.5 on the IELTS.

• At least 3 letters of recommendation.

A complete statement of the graduate school’s admission requirements can be found here.

## Applications

The deadline for admission in the fall is March 1 of the same year. Applications are web-based and can be filed here.