Howard University

Dr. Paul Bezandry, Interim Chair
Howard University
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics
204 Academic Support Building B
Washington, DC 20059
(202) 806-6830

Programs - Graduate
Core courses | graduate Courses | M.S. Degree | Ph.D. Degree

The Department offers programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in both pure and applied areas of mathematics. General departmental requirements are outlined below; detailed information concerning courses, admission, teaching assistantships and fellowships, and degree requirements is given in the Howard University Bulletin of General Information, which is available upon request from the Graduate Secretary in the Graduate School.

  1. Students admitted into the graduate mathematics program must have at least a bachelor's degree and a GPA of 3.2 in their major undergraduate mathematics courses.

  2. Students admitted into the program are required to take the screening (placement) examination on arrival, except

    1. those opting to take the Introduction to Analysis and Introduction to Modern Algebra courses in their first year who will be required to take this examination at the end of the first year;

    2. those with advanced standing determined by the department who are admitted directly into the mathematics Ph.D. program.

General information for the prospective Graduate Student

Students interested in applying for a GAANN grant can find more information at GAANN application information

Department of Mathematics College of Arts and Sciences