Get your PhD in Mathematics

The PhD program places a strong emphasis on preparation for research and teaching.

Students must earn at least 72 semester hours of graduate credit and spend at least three years in residence at a graduate college, including at least one year at the University of Iowa.

They must complete specific courses designated as preparatory for the PhD qualifying examinations; pass the qualifying and comprehensive exams; and write a PhD thesis.

For a complete description of these requirements see the graduate student handbook.

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