Students who wish to pursue an accelerated M.A. may apply up to nine (9) hours of coursework taken for graduate credit to the requirements for their baccalaureate degree.

- Students must apply for admission to the program no later than the end of the junior year and must have completed MATH 205, 206, 301, and 325, or equivalent courses, prior to application.
- Applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.5, and a minimum GPA of 3.66 in mathematics courses.
- As a part of the combined degree, students must complete MATH 405 and at least four (4) of the following: MATH 501, 502, 521, 522, 561, 562, or 581, including at least one sequence completed from among these courses.
- The student may take a maximum of nine (9) hours for graduate credit, which will also apply to the requirements for the baccalaureate degree in Mathematics. All 600-level courses numbered 689 or below qualify, as do 500-level courses, when completed in accord with the stipulations for graduate credit outlined in the syllabus.