Computational Mathematical Sciences, BS

Do you have a passion for math but also love technology? This program combines math with new developments in science and technology, giving you foundational skills and tools to apply when you tackle some of today's most challenging problems in computation and information.

Program Description

This BS program in computational mathematical sciences is a fusion of mathematics, science and computing. Students in this program learn how to translate science and engineering problems 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.

In addition to the guidelines in the Concurrent Program Options section below, students interested in pursuing concurrent or second baccalaureate degrees in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are advised to visit the college's website for more information and requirements.

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At a Glance: program details

  • Location: Tempe campus
  • Additional Program Fee: Yes
  • Second Language Requirement: No
  • First Required Math Course: MAT 270 - Calculus w/Analytic Geometry I
  • Math Intensity: Substantial program math intensity substantial

Admission Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

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Transfer Options

ASU is committed to helping students thrive by offering tools that allow personalization of the transfer path to ASU. Students may use the Transfer Map search to outline a list of recommended courses to take prior to transfer.

ASU has transfer partnerships in Arizona and across the country to create a simplified transfer experience for students. These pathway programs include exclusive benefits, tools and resources, and help students save time and money in their college journey. Students may learn more about these programs by visiting the admission site:

Change of Major Requirements

A current ASU student has no additional requirements for changing majors.

Students should refer to for information about how to change a major to this program.

Flexible Degree Options

Accelerated program options

This program allows students to obtain both a bachelor's and master's degree in as little as five years.
It is offered as an accelerated bachelor's and master's degree with:

Mathematics, MA

Prepare to be a successful professional mathematician in business, industry or education by obtaining a breadth of training and that broadens your knowledge in several fields of mathematics.

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Acceptance to the graduate program requires a separate application. During their junior year, eligible students will be advised by their academic departments to apply.

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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 graduates many career options. This degree positions them for careers in computer technology, business, medical research, teaching and education, engineering and more. Some pursue graduate opportunities in areas such as biophysics, economics, medicine and statistics. 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:

Clinical Trial Manager

  • Growth: 4.8%
  • Median Salary*: $144,440

Computer Network Analyst

  • Growth: 3.5%
  • Median Salary*: $126,900

Computer Scientist

  • Growth: 22.7%
  • Median Salary*: $136,620
  Bright Outlook

Information Security Analyst

  • Growth: 31.5%
  • Median Salary*: $112,000
  Bright Outlook

Intelligence Officer

  • Growth: 1.5%
  • Median Salary*: $86,280


  • Growth: 2.2%
  • Median Salary*: $112,110


  • Growth: 31.6%
  • Median Salary*: $98,920
  Bright Outlook

* 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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With over 250 programs in more than 65 countries (ranging from one week to one year), study abroad is possible for all ASU students wishing to gain global skills and knowledge in preparation for a 21st-century career. Students earn ASU credit for completed courses, while staying on track for graduation, and may apply financial aid and scholarships toward program costs.

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