Mathematics Bachelor of Science (BS)

A Mathematics Degree Equals Success

A mathematics degree is not merely a stepping stone; it's a gateway to a universe of opportunities and intellectual growth. When you enroll as a math major at Marywood, you're signing up for more than just a traditional education; you're preparing for a future filled with potential.

Marywood's Math program is meticulously designed to go beyond lectures and exams. It’s an immersive experience aimed at nurturing analytical thinking and problem-solving prowess. As a mathematics major, you'll engage in collaborative projects, research initiatives, and tackle real-world challenges. This not only ensures a deep understanding of mathematical concepts but also equips you with practical skills highly sought after in various industries.

What can you do with a math degree from Marywood University? In today's world, the answer extends far beyond the conventional. The global demand for mathematical skills is accelerating, fueled by the growing importance of technology, data analytics, and economic strategy across all sectors. Reflecting this reality, statistics from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipate a significant 30% growth in mathematician jobs from 2018 to 2028. This surge in demand, coupled with an impressive median salary, underscores the lucrative and diverse career paths available to those with a mathematics degree.

A degree in mathematics from Marywood University is a blend of theory and application. It prepares students not just for careers in traditional fields like education and research but also in burgeoning areas such as data science, actuarial studies, financial analysis, and even cryptography. Our math major graduates are well-positioned for success, whether they’re shaping economic policies, developing algorithms for tech giants, or exploring the frontiers of mathematical research.

At Marywood University, we see mathematics as a universal language, a key to unlocking mysteries, and a powerful tool for innovation. Earning a Math degree is your first step towards becoming a part of this exciting and evolving field. Join our community of passionate learners and leaders at Marywood, where your math major can lead to a fulfilling and impactful career.

Top Employers

  • Insurance Companies
  • The National Security Agency
  • Universities
  • Boing

Top Career Paths

  • Mathmetician
  • Actuary
  • Statistician
  • Statistician
  • Financial Analyst

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Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official SAT and/or ACT test scores (Marywood is test optional)
  • Essay (optional)

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The Math Placement Exam is now available

All Marywood students are required to take the Math Placement Exam. You are only exempt if you have: 

  • already taken and passed one of the prior placement exams
  • have already taken all of the math course(s) that are required by your major
  • have transferred in a Math course from another institution that was accepted to cover what is required by your major.

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The Center for Natural and Health Sciences contains classrooms for our Math and Computer Science, Science, Nursing, and Public Administration programs.

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Center for Natural and Health Sciences

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The Center for Natural and Health Sciences contains various science laboratories, computer labs, the 100-seat Comerford Theatre, and various classrooms. Classrooms for our Math and Computer Science, Science, Nursing, and Public Administration programs are in this building.

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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

The purpose of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, as stated in the enabling legislation, is to alleviate a critical current and future shortage of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. A more realistic statement of the purpose, in today's terms, is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified individuals to those fields of academic study and research.

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