Computational Mathematical Sciences (BS)
Accelerated Program

This BS program in computational mathematical sciences is a fusion of mathematics, science and computing. Students in this program learn how to translate problems in science and engineering into mathematical problems and solve them using computing algorithms. They develop strong problem-solving, analytical and programming skills as they work across diverse areas of science and mathematics.

Degree Offered

Computational Mathematical Sciences (BS)
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Career Outlook

In a recent study, mathematics, computer science, applied mathematics and statistics all ranked among the top 15 most valuable college majors in terms of salary and career prospects. The computational mathematical sciences program brings all these disciplines together.

A bachelor's degree in computational mathematical sciences is one of the most versatile math degrees, offering students many career options. The degree positions students for careers in computer technology, business, medical research, teaching and education, engineering and more. Some students pursue graduate opportunities in areas such as biophysics, economics, medicine, statistics and law. Diverse areas of study such as cancer modeling, weather forecasting and financial modeling all involve computational mathematical sciences.

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Business Intelligence Analysts9.3%$88,510
Clinical Research Coordinators 9.9%$118,970
Database Architects9.3%$88,510
Computer Network Architects6.5%$104,650
Computer and Information Research Scientists 19.2%$114,520
Data Warehousing Specialists9.3%$88,510
Information Security Analysts 28.5%$95,510
Intelligence Analysts4.5%$79,970
Mathematicians 29.7%$103,010
Statisticians 33.8%$84,060

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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