Mathematicians are problem solvers and precise thinkers, applying their knowledge and skills in academia, government, industry, research, and technology.

UMass Dartmouth's mathematics program provides a foundation in both the theoretical and applied aspects of mathematics, preparing you for a variety of careers, including: actuary, algorithm design, biostatistician, computer information systems, data science, defense analyst, economics, education, finance, game developer, government, insurance, manufacturing, medicine, mathematical modeling consultant, psychology, science computing, software development, and statistician.

You'll also be well-prepared for graduate studies in math or in areas that emphasize math, such as economics, engineering, and the sciences.

We offer both BA and BS degrees in mathematics, as well as a degree in data science that is jointly taught by the mathematics department and the College of Engineering. Both degrees require completion of 122 credit hours of overall coursework.

BA and BS degrees in mathematics

  • degrees require completion of 122 credit hours of overall coursework
  • take an additional 6 credits in natural science courses to earn the BS degree in mathematics
  • humanities/social science requirements for the BS degree are a combined total of 18 credits
  • BA degree in mathematics, you'll take an additional 3 credits in natural science courses
  • humanities/social science requirements for the BA degree are a combined total of 21 credits
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