## Degree Programs

## Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The PhD program provides a background in basic and advanced graduate mathematics and requires the completion of a significant piece of original research. The breadth of the department is such that the PhD specialty and dissertation may be in any of several areas of mathematics.

## Master of Arts – Foundations of Advanced Studies (MA-FAS)

The MA-FAS program helps prepare students for competitive PhD level graduate programs and will enhance their chances for admittance to high quality graduate schools. This Master’s program option is structured so that students with basic preparation from their undergraduate institutions can complete it in no more than two years.

Incoming Students

## Master of Arts – Foundations for Research (MA-FR)

The MA-FR program is a masters program for PhD students in Math and other programs across campus.

## VISP/MA-FAS Cohort

The Thematic VISP Track program is a partnership between the Visiting International Student Program and the UW-Madison Mathematics Department.

Incoming Students

## Mathematics Minor (for Non-Math PhD Students)

The Mathematics minor can be used to fulfill the breadth requirement of doctoral training at UW-Madison.