Is this program right for you?
The UW-Madison Foundations of Advanced Studies in Mathematics Master’s Option Program provides academic rigor in courses that cover the diverse mathematical spectrum along with the skills to boost your chance of getting into a competitive graduate program.
Best suited for students with basic mathematics preparation from their undergraduate institution, the Foundations of Advanced Studies in Mathematics Master’s Option was designed so that you can earn your degree in no more than two years. We may waive some course requirements for students with a higher level of preparation, allowing you to complete your degree in just one year.
We offer partnerships with Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Nanjing University for their students to attend our program. We waive the GRE score requirement for students from these universities.
Whether your future involves a position in academics or applying your math skills in another setting, the UW-Madison Foundations of Advanced Studies in Mathematics Master’s Option Program provides you with a strong foundation upon which to build your career.
What you Learn
- Apply higher-level mathematics and analytic skills
Where & How you learn
- Accelerated, face-to-face
- Individually complete coursework and assignments
All applicants must:
- Have an undergraduate degree in mathematics or a related field with a strong mathematical component
- Have completed courses in Linear Algebra, Analysis I, Modern Algebra I, and Elementary Topology; some of these courses may be taken during the first semester, but will not count for credit toward the degree