Your Future in Mathematics Starts Here
Mathematics has long played an integral role in advances in science and technology. And in today’s high-tech, information-based economy, a background in mathematics is a highly valued commodity. Virtually every industry in the 21st century employs professionals with degrees in mathematics.
At UMass Lowell, students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics develop valuable and transferable skills in critical thinking, quantitative analysis and problem solving — skills that are necessary for success in a broad range of fields and a variety of positions such as statistician, computer programmer, financial analyst, market researcher, quality control analyst, teacher and more.
Offered by UMass Lowell’s Department of Mathematical Sciences, the B.S. in Applied Math focuses on the practical application of mathematics in solving real-world problems, while the B.S. in Mathematics program emphasizes mathematical theory and concepts.
Math Programs Made for Busy Adults
Required math courses are available on campus during the evenings, making it easier than ever for busy adults to pursue or complete their degree while working. Required liberal arts courses for the program are offered in an online format, enabling students to work around their busy schedules.