Ph.D. in Mathematics
We offer a Ph.D. in Mathematics which is for Pure and Applied Mathematicians.
Pure Math Ph.D. Requirements

Passing four core course sequences from Algebra, Applied Mathematics, Complex Analysis, PDE, Topology, and/or Real Analysis. A sequence consists of all courses with the same course number except for an alphabetical suffix. Any course without an alphabetical suffix is not part of a sequence.

Pass two written qualifying exams

A student is allowed to take the qualifying examination at most twice for each sequence.

Completion of four Math graduate elective class.

Completion of a 2 unit course in Professional Development.

Writing and defending a Ph.D. dissertation which is a significant original contribution to the mathematical literature.

Normative Time to Degree: 15 quarters
Applied Math Ph.D. Requirements

Passing the Applied Mathematics core course sequence  Math 206 and another two core course sequences.

Passing two written qualifying exams including one in the Applied Mathematics core course sequence Math 206.

*Recommended* Completion of two elective courses in applied mathematics, Math 213 & Math 250 , which will be offered every other year.
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Graduate Student Services Advisor
Margarita Roman
Email: margarita.roman@ucr.edu
Phone: (951)8273090
Graduate Advisor, Recruitment
Dr. Wee Liang Gan
Email: wlgan@ucr.edu