The UCF Math Department has offered the PhD program in Mathematics since Fall 1993 with a Financial Mathematics track added in Fall 2017, the Master program in Mathematics since Spring 1971 with an Industrial Mathematics track added in Fall 2000 and a Financial Mathematics track added in Fall 2017, and the Graduate Certificates in Mathematical Sciences since Fall 2009.
All underrepresented or undeserved American students with the talent and the ambition are encouraged to apply for the UCF math graduate program and to earn a doctoral degree in a mathematical science.
The program has 46 active PhD students, 15 active master students, and 10 active graduate certificate students. 12 PhD students are taking Dissertation hours. (Spring 2020)
The program currently offers 48 graduate teaching/research assistantships (Fall 2019). One new PhD student is awarded with Trustee Fellowship and another one with Dean’s Fellowship.
The program admitted 18 new PhD students, 6 master students and 3 graduate certificate students in the 2019 Fall semester and 2020 Spring semester. The program admit students in the spring and fall semesters. Students admitted to the PhD and master program in the 2019 fall semester and 2020 Spring semester earned their last degree either master or bachelor at Barry University, Beijing Institute of Technology (China), Central Southern University (China), Cuny Brooklyn College, Degum Rokeya University(Bangladesh), Florida International University, Florida Institute of Technology, Georgia Southern University, Ohio State University, Saint Louis University, Syracuse University, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of London (UK), University of North Florida, University Selisia in Katowice (Poland), University of South Florida, and University of West Florida.
The program has awarded 85 PhD degrees, 388 Master degrees and 27 Mathematical Science Certificates since 1971 (Spring 2020).
PhD degree is conferred for 11 students in the spring/summer/fall semester 2019, and for 23 students since 2016. They have postdoc positions at University of Maryland (2019), Southern University of Science and Technology (China, 2019), University of Wyoming (2019), KTH Royal Institute of Technology(Sweden, 2019), Duke University (2017), College of William and Mary (2017), University of Stuttgart (Germany, 2016), and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi, 2016). They also have professorship in university or community college, and jobs in government agencies and the industry.
The faculty in the Department of Mathematics includes leading experts in many fields and editors of many prestigious journals. Faculty members include invited speakers at the International Congress of Mathematics, the Marcus Wallenberg Prize winner, the ICTP Ramanujan Prize winner, Fellow of the Bazilian Academic of Science, Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, and a National Science Foundation Career awardee.
UCF Math Department has been a silver member of Math Alliance since 2017.