Department of Mathematics

Why study mathematics at Missouri State?

Our math department is more diverse than any other state university’s. We offer an unmatched breadth of courses, so you don’t need to know what your focus will be as soon as you declare your major. You can spend some time exploring our varied courses – from actuarial science to statistics or abstract algebra. MSU’s math graduates have gone on to careers such as computer analyst, actuary, lawyer, statistician and teacher.

The University graduates more high school math teachers than any other institution in the state. And with a nationwide shortage of math teachers, our well-developed program is a good choice.

As a math major at Missouri State University, you will have the following:

  • One-on-one attention from veteran educators, many of whom have doctoral degrees
  • The opportunity to pursue an accelerated master’s degree, earning a graduate degree in nearly the same time it would take to get your undergraduate
  • The ability to hone your analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A chance to explore all aspects of the discipline of mathematics

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