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The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degree programs in mathematics at Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) provide students with the foundation to become successful in various concentration areas and to apply logical reasoning and mathematical skills throughout their careers and lives.

Program Options

The degree programs in mathematics offer concentrations in the following areas:

• Theoretical math

• Applied math

• Probability and statistics

• Mathematics education (with secondary teaching licensure)

The Bachelor of Science degree program is for students who minor in computer science, engineering technology or a natural science, while the Bachelor of Arts is for students who minor in other areas.

Benefits of Earning Your Degree at MSU Denver

The Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences delivers the academic content you expect in a bachelor degree program while also bringing to the table everything that’s unique about MSU Denver’s people and our city’s mathematics community. Students here have the advantage of the following unique opportunities:

• Enjoy attending classes on a vibrant and diverse campus located in downtown Denver.

• Benefit from small classes and experienced professors who are accessible and supportive.

• Tailor your curriculum to fit specific mathematical interests and promote your career goals.

• Participate in a variety of research opportunities and independent studies in special topics.

• Take our SAS programming course, which prepares you for the SAS certification exam.

• Take a computational statistics course that is certified VEE (Validation of Educational Experience).

• Learn to solve problems using computing and other state-of-the-art technological tools.

Career Opportunities for Our Graduates

Mathematics is a desired qualification for many employers. Earning a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from MSU Denver prepares students for further graduate studies or for a variety of careers, such as:

Data analyst


Applied mathematician

SAS programmer

Logistics analyst


Secondary teacher


Financial analyst

Systems engineer

And many others

Some careers may require further education or training.

Hear from our students:

“Earning my degree in mathematics is helping shape my future career by creating possibilities rather than determining what I have to do.”

—Joey May (BS in mathematics and philosophy 2015)

Alumni at Work

A few organizations that have hired graduates of MSU Denver’s mathematics degree programs include:

Lockheed Martin

Great Western Bank

DISH Network

Xcel Energy

Denver Public Schools

Bank of America

Sports Authority


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Other graduates have gone on to pursue advanced degrees at schools such as:

University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado School of Mines

Colorado State University

University of North Carolina

University of North Texas

University of New Mexico

University of Wyoming

University of Kentucky

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Bowling Green State University

University of Nevada, Reno

Oregon State University

Sample Classes

Stochastic Processes

Numerical Analysis

History of Math

SAS Programming

R Programming

Discrete Math

Teaching Secondary Mathematics

Program Accreditation

The bachelor degree programs in mathematics at MSU Denver are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

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