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Ph.D. Mathematics

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray

Advanced Mathematical Concepts

With an advanced mathematics degree, you gain the ability to apply complex mathematical theories, computational techniques and algorithms to solve economic, scientific, engineering, physics and business-related problems. You may work with faculty on nation-leading research in the areas of 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.

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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