Develop Mathematical and Analytical Expertise With a BS in Mathematics Degree
Take on challenges from a mathematical and analytical perspective, and pursue a career that rewards quantitative and critical thinking, problem solving and logical reasoning with knowledge gained with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics.
Mathematics is a powerful tool used in the natural and social sciences for understanding and predicting the world around us. Webster University’s BS in Mathematics program is ideal for students seeking to tackle problems and challenges by breaking them down into more easily solvable steps.
As a Mathematics major, you’ll develop expertise in both theoretical and applied mathematics, and learn to test hypotheses and gather appropriate data to ensure accurate reasoning. Webster’s Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree will train you to identify relationships and patterns and use logic — all skills used in a variety of professions that are highly sought after among employers.
Boost Your Mathematical Offerings Through Strong Program Outcomes
With your Webster Bachelor’s in Mathematics, you will be able to demonstrate:
- Critical thinking skills in the area of mathematics
- The ability to solve problems related to the program content
- An in-depth knowledge of calculus
- Comprehension of a variety of mathematics disciplines, chosen from applied and/or theoretical topics
- Basic computer programming skills
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Learn From Faculty Mentors Who Are Mathematics Experts
As a Math major, you’ll learn from faculty members who are trained mathematicians and experts across a wide range of mathematics and related disciplines. Our Bachelor’s in Mathematics instructors are dedicated to providing close personal attention in small classes, with a very low, 4-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio in upper-level courses.
Develop Real-World Insights Through Experiential Learning Opportunities
At Webster, our Mathematics majors gain industry experience and insights through valuable internship opportunities and experiential learning in classroom settings. Academic and internship advisors help our Math majors find internships with area businesses and organizations on the cutting edge of mathematics and related fields. Our students have benefitted from internships at sites like the Saint Louis Science Center and Scottrade, as well as at public and private middle and high schools.
Launch Your Problem-Solving Career in a Rapidly Growing Field
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), overall employment in math occupations is projected to grow 29% from now to 2031 — much faster than the average for all occupations. This increase is expected to result in about 82,000 new jobs over the time period. On average, about 30,600 job openings each year are projected to come from replacement needs.
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
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What Can You Do With a BS in Mathematics?
Webster University’s undergraduate Math major curriculum prepares students for careers in government, business, industry, education or further study in graduate or professional school. In addition to a career as a mathematician, some of the fastest-growing jobs for mathematics majors include:
- Financial Analyst
- Operations Research Analyst
- Personal Financial Advisor
- Teacher in Grades K-12
Salary Information for a Bachelor’s in Mathematics
Graduates of a BS in Mathematics program can expect strong earning power. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the annual median salary for math occupations is $98,680 . Salaries are also reported for related fields, including actuary ($105,900) , data scientist ($100,910) and operations research analyst ($82,360) , according to the BLS.
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