Mathematics Degree

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Program Description 

A math degree at Rockhurst University can be as unique an experience as the student working to obtain it. Through a set of courses ranging from theoretical to applied, students will meet professional and graduate school needs for those with a bachelor of mathematics. The mathematics program is also committed to providing relevant and practical mathematics courses, preparing students for their future in the field, and answering the question, “What can I do with a mathematics degree?” At Rockhurst, you don’t just study mathematics — you’ll soon see that math is fun!

Learning Outcomes 

  • Students earning a math degree will learn in an active and stimulated learning environment, developing math skills through rigorous mathematical thinking as well as authentic problem solving that will prepare them for an exciting and potentially lucrative future
  • Students seeking a degree in mathematics can expect to receive personalized attention from our world-class faculty through teaching, mentoring, and advising
  • Use mathematical arguments to reason, solving real-world problems in novel settings using mathematics.
  • Communicate effectively their mathematical understanding in a variety of settings, both orally and in writing.

Prospective Students 

Current Students 


  • Math degree students will also take part in meaningful capstone projects, engage in math-related service opportunities, and participate in undergraduate research projects.
  • Dean's Scholar program – earn a bachelor's and master's degree in only 5 years! Learn more about the program here.


What jobs can you get with a mathematics degree?

  • There are many career paths open to students graduating with a math degree from Rockhurst, with related industries also expanding
  • There are a multitude of math degree jobs and career options for graduates, including: computational biology, software development, data science, business problem-solving through operations research, teaching and theoretical research in applied and pure mathematics, and management of risk through both actuarial work and other risk management careers