Montana State University-Northern
College of Education, Arts & Sciences, and Nursing

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College of Education, Arts & Sciences and Nursing
P.O. Box 7751
Havre, MT 59501-7751

Cowan Hall 105A

Mathematics Degree (Non-Teaching)

* The BS in Mathematics is currently in Moratorium. We are not accepting new students into this program. Students currently enrolled will be able to complete this degree. This program is being reviewed and may become available in the future.

Analytics Skills Enhance a Wide Range of Careers

The math program at Montana State University-Northern equips you with a comprehensive academic foundation that prepares you for employment in a range of technical fields including actuarial science, computer science, operations research, biomathematics, and finance. A math degree from MSU-Northern opens the door to a wide variety of professional and academic opportunities.

  • Study in a well-rounded math program that includes coursework in algebra, statistics, and numerical analysis.
  • Learn from expert faculty in MSU-Northern's math program and receive one-on-one attention in your classes and research.
  • Gain a solid foundation for graduate school with a math degree.
Bachelor's in Mathematics: Meticulous Preparation.
  • Pursue an education in a curriculum designed to help you build a long-term career.
  • Put your advanced high school math classes to use studying a range of mathematics disciplines at MSU-N.
  • Earn a math degree with a minor in a field of your choice, or double major to improve career opportunities and degree versatility.
Mathematics Faculty: Analytical Minds. Dedicated Teachers.
  • Explore the various areas of mathematical studies with educators who have in-depth backgrounds in advanced math theory.
  • Learn how to problem-solve from day one with supportive instructors.
Mathematics Courses: Detailed Study. Critical Thinking.

Algebra – Learn about Linear Algebra and Algebraic structures as well as the broader theory of mathematical functions.

Statistics and Analysis – Study methods for accumulating and analyzing data.

Calculus and Differential Equations – Explore the math behind rate of change, slope of curves, and accumulation of quantities.

Career Outlook for Mathematics

A Bachelor's in math provides a solid foundation for a number of careers, especially when paired with another technical or scientific-based major. Graduates of the MSU-Northern math program are employed with various corporations, firms, and government agencies. Recent growth in technology has created a higher demand for employees with a math degree and solid analytical background. In addition, the Bureau of Labor Statistics project average or above average growth in direct math occupations through 2020.


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