If you have a genuine interest in mathematics, you have an ideal way to multiply your skills with the online math degree at Southern New Hampshire University. The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics fosters an appreciation of the role mathematics has played in society, from early times through the modern technological age.
When you earn your BA in Mathematics online at SNHU, you'll develop an advanced ability in mathematical methods, reasoning and problem solving in three main areas: analysis, algebra and statistics.
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“There’s math all over the place in soccer,” Professor Pamela Cohen, SNHU’s math chairwoman, told former MLS player Calen Carr. From the curve (aka parabola) of a kicked ball to the rigidness of playing in triangles on the field, math factors in every aspect of the game.
Your online math degree at SNHU will give you a solid grasp of mathematics as it relates to business, natural sciences and social sciences. In addition to a broad base of mathematical knowledge, our BA in Mathematics program will help you become proficient in communicating about math, both orally and in writing. Instructors in the program offer their expertise in applying theories, principles and concepts of mathematics to career-related scenarios. Pursue your degree on the general math track, or focus it with a concentration in applied mathematics.
Throughout your mathematics studies, you'll gain an understanding of:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your bachelor’s in mathematics at SNHU include:
Upon completion of the online math degree, you can be prepared for career opportunities in the private and public sector in positions including:
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 33% growth in demand for mathematicians and statisticians, as well as 11% growth for database administrators through 2026.*
Some positions, such as Actuary, require professional certification.
In addition to completing your core BA requirements, you'll complete 11 math courses as you work toward your math degree online, including two math electives based on your particular areas of interest. Courses in this program are taught by seasoned faculty with real-world experience as mathematicians and educators across a broad range of fields, including business, economics, natural sciences and social sciences.
SNHU's bachelor's in mathematics program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.