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Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at The Graduate School of the College of Charleston offers a graduate degree program leading to a Master of Science in Mathematics. The program prepares students for careers in industry, academia or government, or for doctoral studies. It also provides people in teaching and other professions with the means for career advancement or career change.Courses are offered in the summer and late afternoon/evening to accommodate working professionals. Classes are small, providing personal attention for students who can work closely on projects with individual faculty members. The graduate mathematics faculty is actively involved in a wide variety of research areas, including algebra, analysis, combinatorics, dynamical systems, geometry, logic, mathematical biology, mathematical physics, number theory, numerical analysis, probability, scientific computing, statistics and topology. The Department of Mathematics also offers a graduate certificate in statistics; see below.

Annalisa Calini and Martin Jones
Program Directors
Department of Mathematics
School of Science and Mathematics
Phone: 843 953.5732 (A. Calini), 843.953.5735  (M. Jones)

Statistics Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate Program in Statistics allows non-degree students to strengthen their expertise in applied statistics while recognizing them with an official certificate of their achievement. The program combines a solid theoretical foundation with a variety of applied tools and techniques to prepare the student to handle statistical problems in business and industry.

Annalisa Calini and Martin Jones
Program Directors
Department of Mathematics
School of Science and Mathematics
Phone: 843 953.5732 (A. Calini), 843.953.5735  (M. Jones)

 

Operations Research Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate Program in Operations Research allows non-degree students to strengthen their expertise in operations research while recognizing them with an official certificate of their achievement. The program combines a solid theoretical foundation with a variety of applied tools and techniques to prepare the student to handle operation research problems in business and industry.

Annalisa Calini and Martin Jones
Program Directors
Department of Mathematics
School of Science and Mathematics
Phone: 843 953.5732 (A. Calini), 843.953.5735  (M. Jones)

Master of Education in Science and Math for Teachers

The School of Sciences and Mathematics and the School of Education, Health and Human Performance jointly offer a Master of Education in Science and Mathematics. This program offers graduate-level courses in the sciences, mathematics and education that address the needs of teachers and informal educators. The program's intention is to strengthen and broaden the practicing teacher's and informal educator's science, mathematics and education knowledge and understanding for use in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms and informal source centers. It also provides a solid background for those who might eventually pursue a doctoral degree in science and mathematics education.Content courses in science and mathematics will be offered by faculty in the discipline using pedagogical practices consistent with the discipline and appropriate for the PK–12 classroom curriculum. Integrated courses that blend several disciplines along a theme line and education content courses complement the science and mathematics content component of the program by emphasizing the interrelationships that exist among the science and mathematics content areas across the PK–12 curriculum.

William Veal
Program Director
Department of Teacher Education
School of Education, Health, and Human Performance
Phone: 843.953.8045

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Graduate School Office
The Graduate School of the College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424-0001
E-mail: gradsch@cofc.edu
Phone: 843.953.5614
Website: gradschool.cofc.edu

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