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 with Financial Mathematics track and Data Modeling track added since Fall 2020.
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 57 active PhD students, 14 active master students, and 11 active graduate certificate students. 8 PhD students are taking Dissertation hours. (Fall 2020)
The program currently offers 46 graduate teaching assistantship and 3 graduate research assistantship for students in the PhD program and 4 graduate teaching assistantship for students in the master program. One new PhD student is awarded with Dean’s Fellowship. (Fall 2020)
The program admitted 13 PhD students, 5 Master students and 4 Mathematical Certificate students in the 2020 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 2020 fall semester and 2020 Spring semester earned their last degree either master or bachelor at Belmont University; Chung Ang University (Korea); COE College; Degum Rokeya University (Bangladesh); Florida Institute of Technology; Georgia Southern University; Ohio State University; Sam Houston State University; University of Athens (Greece); University of Central Florida; University of Central Oklahoma; University of Florida; University of London; University of North Florida; University of West Florida and Youngstown State University
The program has awarded 93 PhD degrees, 388 Master degrees and 27 Mathematical Science Certificates since 1971 (Fall 2020).
PhD degree is conferred for 4 students in the Fall 2019/spring 2020/summer 2020, and for 27 students since 2016. They have tenure-track position at Middle Tennessee State University (2020), and postdoc positions at Michigan State University (2020), Washington University in Saint Louis (2020), 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.