Mathematics

Bachelor's Degree Program

Join a rigorous mathematics degree program that offers exciting opportunities for research and applied learning.

As a mathematics major at UAF, you can focus your study on mathematics, statistics or preparing to teach middle or high school math. You’ll also have opportunities to work with faculty on math and statistics research that’s directly connected to real-world issues, including projects specific to the Arctic.

Math teaches you problem solving and logical thinking skills you can apply to many different types of careers, including jobs in science, technology, engineering and more. Math is also a popular minor or double major for students in programs such as engineering and biology.

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Why Study Mathematics at UAF?

Earn your degree in mathematics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Here are some of the unique opportunities you can look forward to as a math major.

Apply mathematics to real-world problems

  • Our math program offers small classes and opportunities to work with faculty on a wide range of research projects. Research interests in our math program include combinatorics, control theory, mathematical biology, mathematical physics, mathematics education, sampling design, biostatistics and design of experiments. Learn more about research in the math major.

Work closely with accomplished researchers

  • Our math program offers small classes and opportunities to work with faculty on a wide range of research projects. Research interests in our math program include combinatorics, control theory, mathematical biology, mathematical physics, mathematics education, sampling design, biostatistics and design of experiments. Learn more about research in the math major.

Fund your own research projects

  • We offer opportunities to fund your own mathematics research projects at the undergraduate level. Bachelor’s students with more advanced skills can also explore graduate courses in math and statistics.

Access state-of-the-art labs and facilities

 

What Can You Do With a Mathematics Degree?

Mathematics skills are important in many types of careers, making the mathematics degree a versatile option for students in diverse fields. Studies have found that almost 95% of workers use some form of math in their jobs.

One of our recent Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree graduates is an analyst with the National Security Agency. Others have gone on to teach math, continue with graduate study or pursue careers in a wide variety of fields.

 

 

 

 

Get Started on Your Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics

Take the next step toward earning your math degree. We have the resources to help you get started.