Master of Arts: Applied Mathematics

College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Degree Concentrations:

  • Secondary Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics & Statistics

Who Would be Interested in This Program?

  • Teachers who want to expand their knowledge of mathematics while obtaining a master's degree or a change in rank
  • Individuals who want to prepare for quantitative careers in government or industry
  • Individuals who want to earn at least 18 hours of graduate credits in mathematics to teach dual-enrollment courses or other college-level courses

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

  • GRE scores of at least 144 in Verbal Reasoning and at least 147 in Quantitative Reasoning (GRE waived for applicants with undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0)
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 2.5
  • Required prerequisites for the core courses in mathematics (applicants who do not have this preparation may be granted admission but are required to take the courses needed to strengthen their backgrounds)
  • Initial certification in secondary mathematics required for those seeking a change in rank

Where Are Recent Graduates of the Program Employed?

  • Various school systems in Kentucky
  • Government agencies
  • Consulting agencies
  • Community colleges
  • Medical centers

How Do I Get More Information?

Contact Dr. Lisa W. Kay at or 859-622-1621.