At Saint Joseph’s University, math students learn both the practical and theoretical aspects of mathematics.
What is a Math Major?
As a math major at Saint Joseph's University, you will study calculus, algebra, geometry and more. You will learn how to be an abstract, analytical thinker with a commitment to problem-solving, which is a highly-regarded skill in any career path. The math program's low student-to-faculty ratio offers individual attention in the classroom. Our faculty includes world-class experts in a variety of mathematical disciplines who are committed to engaging students in research specialties.
Ways to Study Math
The math program is available as a major and a minor. Many students often decide to double major or add minors to their studies. Common additional areas of study include:
- Computer Science
- Education - Secondary Education (Grades 7-12)
What Can You Do With a Math Major?
Math majors have gone on to pursue successful careers in economics, operations, finance, computer science, biostatistics, law, actuarial science and more. Students graduating with a mathematics degree pursue a variety of positions, including:
- Operations analyst
- Data analyst
- Math teacher/professor
How Will Saint Joseph's University Prepare You for a Career in Math?
As a student, you will have the opportunity to perform faculty-mentored research through the University's Summer Scholars program. You can also take independent study courses or write an honors thesis.
As a graduate of the program, you will become a careful, precise, mature thinker who has the intellectual preparation to apply your mathematical knowledge effectively and communicate clearly.
Continue Your Education in Mathematics
Saint Joseph's University offers a Secondary Education: Mathematics M.S. program. Through our 4+1 degree program, undergraduate students majoring in math may be able to complete a combined 5-year B.S./M.S. degree.