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Challenge yourself in the Mathematics Program at Lindenwood University.

Mathematics shapes the way one thinks about problems and hones their ability for analytical thought. It provides excellent background to model data, determine optimal information, and understand spatial and temporal relationships. The mathematics program at Lindenwood University will challenge you to learn and perfect these concepts.

Mathematics majors can expect to work in jobs ranging from teaching high school, to pension consulting and risk analysis, to computer simulations, and statistical analysis. Other positions involve business development, systems analysis and design, and systems and networks operation. Mathematics also provides a very strong background for the study of law, engineering, or economics. The greatest strength of mathematics is in providing the firm foundation in the fundamental rules of abstraction and expression.

Lindenwood University Mathematics Faculty

The mathematics faculty at Lindenwood University is comprised of scholars and teachers who are also mentors and academic advisors. Full-time professors have doctorates, and our adjunct faculty is second to none. They are easily accessible to their students, possessing a wealth of knowledge that they will pass on to you.

Earning a Degree in Mathematics at Lindenwood University

At Lindenwood University, we offer:

The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics will expose you to many areas of mathematics, while providing you with the flexibility to tailor the degree to your interests, or pursue additional areas of study. When you complete the BA in Mathematics program at Lindenwood University, you will find yourself equipped with strong analytical and problem-solving skills that will be valuable to employers in many technical fields and scientific. The BA degree in mathematics will also prepare you for graduate study in mathematics and related fields.

The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with Actuarial Studies Emphasis will prepare you for a career in actuarial sciences. Completing the BA in Mathematics with Actuarial Studies Emphasis at Lindenwood University will prepare you for entry level positions in the actuarial field, but also have strong analytical and problem-solving skills that will be valuable to employers in many other technical and scientific fields. 

If you are unfamiliar with actuarial science, actuaries are business professionals who use mathematical and statistical problem-solving skills to study the financial impact of rick and uncertainty.  Actuaries primarily work for insurance companies, consulting firms, and government organizations. However, they also work for universities, banks and investment firms, hospitals, and many other types of organizations. Actuaries tend to earn high incomes and are always in high demand.  Studies consistently rank actuary among the top jobs in the US (often as the number 1 job).

The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with Secondary Certification will prepare you for a career teaching high school mathematics. If you choose appropriate electives, you can also be prepared for jobs in several technical and scientific fields or for graduate studies in mathematics or a related field.

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics will provide you with a rigorous background in many areas of mathematics, computer science, and physics. When you complete the BS in Mathematics at Lindenwood University, you will be well- equipped with strong analytical and problem-solving skills that will be valuable to employers in many technical fields.  The BS in Mathematics degree also prepares students for graduate studies in mathematics and related fields.

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with Actuarial Studies Emphasis prepares you for a career in actuarial sciences while also providing a rigorous background in other areas of mathematics, computer science, and physics. When you complete the BS in Mathematics with Actuarial Studies emphasis at Lindenwood University, you will be well-prepared for entry level positions in the actuarial field, but will also have strong analytical and problem-solving skills that will be valuable to employers in many other technical and scientific fields.  The BS in Mathematics with Actuarial Studies Emphasis will also prepare you for graduate studies in mathematics and related fields.

If you are unfamiliar with actuarial science, actuaries are business professionals who use mathematical and statistical problem-solving skills to study the financial impact of rick and uncertainty. Actuaries primarily work for insurance companies, consulting firms, and government organizations. However, they also work for universities, banks and investment firms, hospitals, and many other types of organizations.  Actuaries tend to earn high incomes and are always in high demand.  Studies consistently rank actuary among the top jobs in the US (often as the number 1 job).

Earning a Minor in Mathematics at Lindenwood University

A minor in mathematics at Lindenwood University requires 24 credit hours and is available for you if you wish to further develop your mathematical skills beyond what is strictly required by your major degree program. The minor in mathematics will develop and enhance analytical and problem-solving skills that will be useful to you in any scientific field, especially fields like computer science, biology, and chemistry. 

What You Can Do with a Mathematics Degree from Lindenwood University

The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and the Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics will prepare you for graduate studies in mathematics, bioinformatics, operations research, and management science. Other options include employment at large corporations as operations research personnel, computing researchers (with a computer science minor), and statisticians.

The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with Secondary Education Certification will prepare you for a teaching career in high schools. The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with an Emphasis in Actuarial Studies will help you immensely if you are intending to have a career as an actuary in the insurance industry. The actuarial emphasis will prepare you for the professional actuarial examinations offered by the Society of Actuaries.

Since the mathematics field contains many career paths, consulting the Occupational Outlook Handbook at the Bureau of Labor Statistics is recommended. It is an excellent resource with salary and job growth information that is invaluable as you plan your future.

 

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