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Title: Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Mississippi State University


1
Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Missis
sippi State University
  • Graduate study is offered in the Department of
    Mathematics Statistics leading to the degrees
    of Master of Science in Mathematics, Master of
    Science in Statistics, and Doctor of Philosophy
    in Mathematical Sciences.

2
Mathematics All science as it grows towards
perfection becomes mathematical in its
ideas. -Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)
Where is math used?
ENGINEERING TACOMA NARROWS BRIDGE
Before
After
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MUSIC
CHEMISTRY
BIOLOGY
FINANCE
NATURE
PHYSICS
PARENTS
HUMOR
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M.S. in Mathematics
  • Pre-requisites for admission
  • B.S. in Mathematics
  • (2.75 on 4.00 last 2 years)
  • Programs of Study
  • Non-thesis option
  • Thesis option
  • Core Curriculum
  • Core Exams

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Statistics is used in .
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M.S. in Statistics
  • Pre-requisites for admission
  • Bachelors degree (2.75 on 4.00 last 2 years)
  • Multivariate calculus
  • Linear algebra
  • Introductory statistics course (preferred)
  • Programs of Study
  • Non-thesis option
  • Thesis option
  • Core Curriculum
  • Core Exams

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Programs of Study
  • Non-thesis option
  • 33 hours of courses
  • Core curriculum
  • 3 hours project
  • Written core exams
  • Thesis option
  • 30 hours of courses
  • Core curriculum
  • 6 hours thesis
  • Written core exams
  • At least ½ of the 36 hours must be at the 8000 or
    9000 level
  • Duration 1½ - 2 years
  • Opportunity to include courses (up to 18 hours)
    from other related disciplines (e.g. Computer
    Science, Engineering)

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M.S. in Mathematics Core Curriculum
  • All of
  • MA 6573 Applied Complex Variables
  • MA 6513 Matrices and Linear Algebra
  • MA 6933 Mathematical Analysis I
  • Core Exams over these three
  • One of
  • MA 6163 Group Theory
  • MA 6943 Mathematical Analysis II
  • One of
  • MA 6313 Numerical Analysis I
  • MA 6543 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics I

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Typical M.S. Mathematics Program (non-thesis
option)
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M.S. in Statistics Core Curriculum
  • ST 6543 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics
    I
  • Multivariate calculus
  • ST 6573 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics
    II
  • Introduction to Mathematical Statistics I
  • ST 8533 Applied Probability
  • Introduction to Mathematical Statistics I
  • ST 8603 Applied Statistics
  • Regression analysis
  • Design and analysis of experiments
  • ST 8613 Linear Models
  • Linear algebra
  • Regression analysis
  • Design and analysis of experiments
  • Introduction to Mathematical Statistics II

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Typical M.S. Statistics Program (non-thesis
option)
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Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences
  • 6 hours in four areas of mathematics and/or
    statistics
  • 9 12 hours in area of specialization
  • Foreign language requirement
  • Comprehensive exam
  • Preliminary exam
  • Dissertation and defense
  • Duration 4 5 years
  • Active areas of research include
  • Applied and Computational Mathematics
  • Functional Analysis and Operator Theory
  • Functional Equations
  • Graph Theory
  • Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations
  • Statistics
  • Topology

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Financial Aid Graduate Teaching Assistantships
  • M.S. Students
  • Minimum of 11,000 per AY
  • Tuition waiver
  • Possibility of summer support
  • Ph.D. Students
  • Minimum of 13,000 per AY
  • Tuition waiver
  • Possibility of summer support
  • Duties
  • Mathematics Statistics Computer Lab
  • Learning Center
  • Teach lower level Mathematics Statistics
    courses
  • Course Assistant
  • Math Domain
  • GTA Workshops
  • University-wide
  • Departmental

14
Recent Student Awards
  • Best Graduate Student Paper award at the
    Mathematical Association of America, LA-MS
    Section meeting 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994,
    1995
  • R.L. Anderson Student Paper Award, Southern
    Regional Council on Statistics, 2002
  • College of Arts Sciences, MSU, Graduate Student
    Research Award - 1999
  • MSU Doctoral Level Graduate Student Association
    Award - 2000, 2003
  • MSU Ph.D.s Level Graduate Teaching Award - 2003
  • MSU Masters Level Graduate Teaching Award -
    2000, 2004, 2005

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Recent Alumni Employment
  • Business, government, industry
  • U.S. Census Bureau
  • Eli Lilly
  • Dept. of Biostatistics, University of Alabama,
    Birmingham
  • Ronald J. Krumm and Associates
  • American Greetings
  • National Bank of Commerce
  • Stryker
  • Intel
  • I-Behavior, Inc.
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Stanford Financial Group
  • Naval Service Warfare Center
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Academic and research
  • University of Washington
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Tulane University
  • St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital
  • Mississippi College
  • University of South Carolina Spartanburg
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Penn State Erie
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Alcorn State University
  • Georgia Southern University
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • University of Tennessee at Martin

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Higher Education Opportunities
  • Purdue University
  • Texas AM University
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Northern Illinois
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • North Carolina State University
  • University of South Carolina
  • Southern Methodist University
  • George Washington University

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Graduate Faculty
  •   Statistics
  • Jan DuBien - applied statistics
  • Patrick Gerard - statistical consulting
  • Jane Harvill - time series, spatial statistics,
    and computational statistics
  • Jeff Jonkman - meta-analysis
  • QiQi Lu - time series and change point analysis
  • Russell Stocker - reliability and survival
    analysis
  • Dongfeng Wu - biostatistics
  • Algebra, Topology, Graph Theory, and Functional
     Equations
  • Ted Dobson - graph theory
  • Bruce Ebanks - functional equations
  • Paul Fabel - topology
  • Corlis Johnson - algebra and combinatorics
  • Kevin Knudson - algebra and topology
  • Applied Mathematics and Differential Equations
  • Hai Dang - partial differential equations
  • Hyeona Lim - numerical analysis
  • Seongjai Kim - numerical analysis
  • Seth Oppenheimer - mathematical modeling and
    differential equations
  • Chuanxi Qian - diffential and difference
    equations
  • Mohsen Razzaghi - control theory
  • Ratnasingham Shivaji - partial differential
    equations
  • Xiangsheng Xu - partial differential equations
  • Functional Analysis and Operator Theory
  • Len Miller - local spectral theory and
    function-theoretic operator theory
  • Vivien Miller - hypercyclicity and local spectral
    theory
  • Michael Neumann - Banach algebras, local spectral
    theory, and convex analysis
  • Robert Smith - function-theoretic operator theory

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For Application Materials or Additional
Information
  • Contact Dr. Corlis Johnson
  • Phone (662) 325-3414
  • E-mail johnson_at_math.msstate.edu
  • Address Department of Math. Stat.
  • Drawer MA
  • Mississippi State, MS 39762
  • Visit http//www.msstate.edu/dept/math/
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