Mathematics (BS)
Accelerated Program

The BS degree program in mathematics offers a grounding in both theoretical and applied mathematical concepts.

Classes cover a broad spectrum of advanced mathematical topics, including differential equations, modeling, numerical analysis, number theory, cryptography and real analysis.

Mathematics is foundational and can be applied to many different types of careers in many fields.

Degree Offered

Mathematics (BS)
Liberal Arts and Sciences, The College of

Location
Tempe

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Application Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
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Career Outlook

Mathematics is a crucial part of engineering, life sciences, business, economics and social sciences.

Graduates with a bachelor's degree in mathematics can pursue careers in fields as diverse as computer science, finance, biotechnology, engineering, medical research and education. These are just a few of the top careers possible with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics:

  • cryptographer
  • engineer
  • financial analyst
  • mathematician
  • operations research analyst
  • statistician
  • teacher

Many undergraduate math majors also pursue graduate studies in medicine or law.

Students interested in a career in teaching or education may also consider the bachelor's degree in mathematics concentration in secondary education: https://math.asu.edu/content/mathematics-secondary-education.

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
Bioinformatics Scientists2.2%$85,290
Computer and Information Research Scientists 15.4%$126,830
Financial and Investment Analysts
Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education3.8%$62,870
Information Security Analysts 31.2%$103,590
Mathematicians3%$110,860
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary1.3%$73,650
Operations Research Analysts 24.8%$86,200
Statisticians 34.6%$92,270

* 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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