The Mathematics department supports an intimate and vibrant graduate program. All our professors are active in research, which provides graduate students with many options for research areas. At the same time, our faculty is devoted to teaching and mentoring of students. Our graduate courses and research seminars provide a great atmosphere for collaborative learning and research. Moreover, the seven other research universities in the Boston area are all within easy reach, providing access to many more classes, seminars, and colloquia in diverse areas of mathematical research.
Tufts Department of Mathematics has numerous research clusters constituting particular areas of strength, including:
- Algebra, Representation Theory, Algebraic Geometry
- Analysis and PDEs
- Computational and Applied Mathematics
- Dynamical Systems
- Geometric Group Theory and Topology
Master’s students must either pass ten courses or pass eight courses and write a thesis. A master's thesis is the result of a directed study with an advisor of your choice; it is usually a survey of a specific topic or an in-depth study of some problem. The master's program normally takes about two years of full-time study for someone entering with the equivalent of an undergraduate mathematics major, including a background in algebra and analysis; students entering with less background may take longer, and nontraditional students are warmly invited to apply.
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Last updated December 12, 2018