When Brian Seidl arrived at Adelphi as a first-year student, he had never taken a computer science course. Now, as a senior, he's working part time as a developer for Dealertrack, Inc., a company that provides software to auto dealerships.
Develop the analytical and problem-solving skills needed to excel at a wide range of professions in mathematics.
Why Earn Your Degree in Mathematics?
You’ll be equipped to launch a well-paid career as a data scientist, statistician, program developer, financial manager or information security analyst—or ready to continue on to graduate studies, expanding your range of career opportunities.
Why Major in Mathematics at Adelphi?
- Enjoy one-on-one attention from distinguished faculty in small classes and lab settings.
- Choose the course of study, BA or BS, that best reflects your career goals, strengths and interests.
- Graduate ready to launch a rewarding career in the public or private sector, or choose to continue your education and go for an advanced degree.
Undergraduate Mathematics Degree Options & Tracks
As a student in our mathematics program, you’ll learn to analyze and visualize data, discover patterns and reason logically. Our curriculum incorporates a variety of different learning formats, from lectures to programming practices in a computer lab and individualized research studies. In addition to two undergraduate degree options, we also offer an accelerated dual degree and a joint degree option with Columbia University.
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Gain a broad understanding of mathematics with a strong liberal arts foundation. This program is ideal for students interested in math education.
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Develop expertise in several branches of math, then customize your experience with a set of electives. This program is ideal for students interested in an advanced degree or professional work.
4+1: BS in Mathematics/MS in Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Graduate with two highly marketable degrees in just five years—and be able to list work experience and a valuable internship on your résumé. You’ll be ready to launch a successful career in cutting-edge fields like statistics, engineering, scientific computing, statistical analysis, mathematical finance, biomedical engineering, mathematical economics, operations research or management science.
Joint Degree Options
Mathematics majors at Adelphi have the opportunity to accelerate their path to a rewarding professional career by completing a joint degree in pre-engineering.
Minors in Mathematics
Actuarial Sciences Minor
The actuarial sciences minor provides the theoretical foundations for students interested in a career in the actuarial sciences.
The minor in mathematics is designed to give students a solid foundation in math as well as some experience in the discipline at an advanced level.
Statistics and Data Analytics Minor
This minor provides both the theoretical and applied foundation for students interested in a career in either statistics and/or data analytics.
Scientific Computing Minor
This minor uses advanced computing capabilities to understand and solve complex problems and is a rapidly growing branch of applied computer science and mathematics.
Exceptional Hands-On Learning
You can pursue an original research project, working closely with your professor. You can study and investigate an original problem, develop a formula, create a mathematical model, scrutinize patterns or analyze data—it’s up to you.
To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:
Transformative Educational Opportunities
All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape: