Graduate students at the Department of Mathematics at the University of Idaho working on a math problem.

M.S. Mathematics



Office of Admissions
Phone: 208-885-6326
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Fax: 208-885-9119

Mailing Address
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

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University of Idaho
709 Deakin Street SUB Rm 117
Moscow, ID 83844

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Boise, ID 83702

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Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls
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1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 838402

Applied Knowledge of Numbers

Develop the ability to apply complex mathematical theories, computation techniques and algorithms to solve economic, scientific, engineering, physics and business-related problems in a variety of industries with an advanced mathematics degree. Enjoy opportunities for research and hands-on experience with special opportunities to work with faculty on nation-leading research in bioinformatics, combinatorics, differential equations, algebra and mathematics education.

Fast Facts

  • Balanced curriculum that emphasizes fundamental math concepts, hands-on research and specialized math skills
  • A strong national reputation for preparing graduate student
  • Participate in the American Mathematical Association Putnam Examination
  • Math Club hosts a variety of events throughout the school year
  • Financial analyst
  • Computer programmer
  • Engineer
  • Insurance, business and financial consultant
  • Security consultant
  • Business technology, research and product development (develop new software, hardware, Internet applications or security and data management systems)
  • Teacher
  • Professor and researcher

$60,000 - $100,000

Salary range
Degree Prep If you’re interested in earning a graduate degree in mathematics, you should have:
  • good reasoning skills
  • ablity to identify, analyze and apply basic principles to technical problems
  • written and oral communication skills
Degree Roadmap
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-on Learning Research is a vital component of your graduate work. Here is an example of research project happening on campus:
  • Bioinformatics and mathematical biology
  • Algebra, algebraic geometry, and number theory
  • Analysis and differential equations
  • Combinatorics
  • Discrete geometry
  • Mathematics education
  • Probability and stochastic processes
  • Math Club