This program can prepare students for:
- Careers using mathematics and statistics in business, industry, finance, and actuarial fields.
- Doctoral studies in mathematics, statistics, finance, business, science, and engineering.
- Teaching at the secondary or post-secondary level.
About the Hybrid Graduate Program
In this hybrid program, students participate in class in real time using collaboration software over the internet. Students can ask questions and interact with the class as it happens. This is not a correspondence program, and students must connect to the class meetings at their scheduled times, just as if they were taking the class face-to-face.
Students in the program need to have a reliable internet connection and a computer with a microphone and webcam installed. The software used to attend class, Blackboard Collaborate, is included in the tuition cost and is available for all major computing platforms.
Students in the program will work with Marshall University Proctoring Services to make arrangements for their written exams.
Plan of Study and Curriculum
The degree has a four-semester plan of study, with a total of 12 courses. A plan of study is made for each student to determine a collection of courses that will satisfy the degree requirements.
Distance Tuition Rate
The hybrid M.A. in Mathematics degree is offered to all students at the Distance Tuition rate. This rate does not increase for out-of-state students. A student must be enrolled in a Distance Program and be designated as a Distance Student to be assessed Distance Tuition.
Get detailed information about Distance Learning Tuition and Fees.
Students who wish to enroll in the hybrid program must complete the Admissions Process for the Marshall University Graduate College. Students who wish to earn a degree must be enrolled as degree-seeking students. During the applications process, students should indicate that they plan to enroll as a “virtual” student. When registering for classes, students in the hybrid program should enroll in the “VC” section of each course.