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Mathematics master’s programs boost career opportunities

You’ve taken the first big step on the pathway to success by earning an undergraduate degree, so maintain that forward momentum by starting your master’s degree program at SFA. A graduate degree is an investment in your future, and the faculty and staff in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are here to help you achieve it.

Master of Science in mathematical sciences

You can choose to pursue a master’s degree in mathematical sciences with an emphasis in mathematics or statistics, or if you have an undergraduate degree in a non-mathematics field, you can pursue an educational track with a master’s degree in school mathematics teaching with a focus on middle and/or secondary education.

Master of Science in School Mathematics Teaching

This program is designed specifically for teachers or future teachers who wish to deepen their knowledge of mathematics in order to become a highly qualified mathematics teacher at the middle or secondary level.

Many of the students in this program are ready to begin second careers in teaching after working in engineering or related fields. Others are working teachers who want to expand their opportunities by earning a certification in a different grade level or subject area. Because this program is offered fully online, it can be easily scheduled around a full-time career.

Master of Science in Natural Sciences – emphasis in mathematics

The Master of Science in Natural Science is an interdisciplinary degree program offered through the College of Sciences and Mathematics. The program can be completed with a thesis or non-thesis option.

Students in this flexible, customizable degree plan will work closely with graduate advisors to design a unique degree plan that aligns with their interests and career goals.


Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Physical Address:
Bush Mathematical Sciences Building
Suite 301

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13040, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962