Mathematics and Physics

Admission to the MS degree program requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a major in mathematics, mathematics with secondary certification, or related field in science. The student’s entire record will be considered including the completed application for admission, overall undergraduate GPA, upper level GPA, GPA in the discipline, a Statement of Purpose, and two sealed letters of reference attesting to qualifications of applicant.

  • Satisfaction of all other requirements of Texas A&M International University for graduate admission
  • Students must submit transcripts from all institutions attended and two sealed letters of reference (at least one of which from faculty outside the departmental graduate admission committee) to the Graduate School (OGSR) for acceptance into the MS degree program.
  • Students will not be fully admitted to the graduate program of the University until all of the above entrance requirements are met. If an applicant does not meet these minimum requirements, OGSR may approve admission of the applicant on a conditional basis using the graduate admission formula.


It is strongly recommended that a student seeking a MS degree in Mathematics should have a bachelor’s degree with a major in Mathematics or related field. However, if a student is seeking a MS degree in Mathematics without a Bachelors in Mathematics, then the following are the minimum requirements as preparation for the graduate coursework:

MATH 1316Plane Trigonometry3
or MATH 2412 Pre-Calculus
MATH 2413Calculus I4
MATH 2414Calculus II4
MATH 2415Calculus III4
MATH 3310Introduction to Linear Algebra3
MATH 3320Modern Geometry3
or MATH 3325 Geometry
MATH 3360Statistical Analysis3
MATH 3365Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 4310Abstract Algebra I3
MATH 4335Advanced Calculus3

The student’s advisor and/or committee may require additional courses if thought necessary to prepare the student for a specific field in mathematics.