Program Overview

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) offers MA and PhD programs in the full spectrum of mathematical sciences — including algebra, geometry, differential equations, real and complex analysis, logic, number theory, and probability and statistics, as well as various topics in applied mathematics.

American Mathematical Society's description of our program

The department strives for excellence in education and research. The department's faculty members have published extensively, including numerous articles in the leading journals and at least twelve graduate- or research-level books. Two faculty members have received the University of Hawai‘i Excellence in Teaching Award and several others have been nominated. Two faculty members have received the University Excellence in Research Award. In addition, two other members of the department have received the George Polya Award for expository excellence from the Mathematical Association of America.

Faculty expertise and research interests are described on our Research page.

Depending upon individual interest, MA graduates may pursue careers in a variety of fields such as teaching, computer science, operations research, statistics, business, and economics. PhD graduates may choose to become professors and/or research mathematicians.