Add a competitive edge to your natural aptitude for math by enhancing your Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a concentration in Applied Mathematics. Applied math puts mathematical concepts to work to solve today's most complex real-world problems. Earn an applied mathematics degree online from Southern New Hampshire University, and discover a side of mathematics that functions more like an interdisciplinary science - one with broad-reaching applications in the modern world.
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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.
With SNHU’s applied mathematics degree online, you’ll learn commonly used statistical methods and techniques, delving into mathematical modeling and working with cutting-edge software tools that let you visualize the models you’re constructing and analyzing. You’ll get to specialize in one of three growing areas of interest, including statistical analysis, operations research and dynamical modeling. You’ll also explore the vital role that mathematics plays in scientific research and industry by completing your own research project. Over the course of the program, you’ll:
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:
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, mathematicians and statisticians can expect job prospects to grow 33% through 2026.* With the applied mathematics concentration, you'll be well suited for future work in a number of areas, from biology, epidemiology, organic chemistry and other natural sciences to data analytics, business management science, marketing and even urban planning. Mathematicians are in especially high demand in:
The applied mathematics concentration includes eight core major courses in mathematics, three applied math-specific courses and 33 free electives. The program gives you a solid grounding in applied math, sharpening your analytical and statistical skills along with your ability to construct and defend clear, rigorous and logical mathematical proofs.
SNHU's bachelor's in applied 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.