The duration of the Program is 24 months. Each course is designed to be self-contained including development of the necessary mathematical formalism. Students will choose an advisor for their Master’s thesis research project by the end of the first spring semester. Research projects will be conducted over the final 15 months of the Program, including time to complete the thesis document. Students are required to defend their thesis orally to a thesis committee.
The total number of course credits offered by the Program = 28. The total number of credits including thesis work is 61.