Why Earn Your Mathematics Degree at Saint Leo University?
Math majors are everywhere—Wall Street, Capitol Hill, Silicon Valley. They compute insurance rates, predict economic trends and create new computer algorithms. With skills in quantitative reasoning, problem solving and data analysis, mathematicians are highly sought after by employers in a wide range of industries.
The purpose of the mathematics major is to offer courses that provide students with a strong foundation in modern mathematics. A major in mathematics is designed to prepare the student for a wide variety of career options, including graduate study in pure and applied mathematics, statistics, economics, middle and secondary education in mathematics, actuarial science, government, and industry. The program is structured according to the traditional liberal arts approach to college education.
Undergraduate Mathematics Program Details
In the twenty-first century, data has increasingly become a driving force behind business and life decisions. The B.A. in Mathematics with Data Science degree prepares students for future careers in both Mathematics and Data Science fields. By combining a traditional mathematics degree with additional courses focusing on data science topics, students gain skills that will enable them to work with big data and enter into data science or data analyst roles. The major also aims to prepare students for graduate work in Mathematics, Statistics or fields that may relate to Data Science.
Learn Your Way:
Online, On Campus, or Near You
What are the on-campus facilities like?
Students who pursue their degrees at Saint Leo’s main campus near sunny Tampa Bay, Florida, join a community of enthusiastic learners just like them.
What are the benefits of earning your mathematics degree online?
Saint Leo University’s online learning experience provides a well-rounded education with the flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet your individual needs. We know our students have lives outside school, and we seek to meet them where they are. Online students can count on receiving excellent academics as well as opportunities for hands-on learning.
Taking online classes has afforded me the opportunity to learn while maintaining a job. They give me some flexibility to study at times that work more cohesively with my schedule and allow me to utilize resources such as the library 24 hours a day.
Bentley Streat | Hayes, VA
Are education centers near you offering mathematics degree programs?
You may also choose to pursue your degree through one of our education centers, which merge a traditional in-person education with the flexibility to match your lifestyle. Education centers offer eight-week academic terms as well as evening and weekend classes.
No matter which learning experience you choose, you will receive plenty of professional development opportunities, industry knowledge from expert professors, and support from the Saint Leo community. All this together means that you will be ready for a successful career or continued studies upon graduation.
How will you gain real experience?
Complete a research project during your senior year, and present at a local math conference, Saint Leo University Academic Excellence Day or to a faculty panel.
Job search prep
Prepare yourself for the job market—research graduate programs, create a resume and participate in a mock interview.
Join math club to connect with students who love statistics and calculus as much as you.
Travel to national and local math meetings. Present at the Mathematical Association of America Florida conference.
What can you do with an undergraduate mathematics degree?
Graduates with mathematics degrees work in a variety of industries, including finance, biotech, government, computer science, insurance and education. A bachelor’s degree in math is a useful stepping stone for graduate study in pure and applied mathematics, medicine, engineering and law.
What are the top mathematics degree jobs?
- Math teacher
- Financial Advisor
- Software Engineer
- Computer System Analyst
Where are Saint Leo mathematics graduates now?
- University of Colorado at Denver, M.S. Biostatistics
- College of William & Mary, M.S. Computer Science
- Louisiana State University, Ph.D. Mathematics
- Saint Leo University, M.A. Instructional Design
College of Arts & Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Leo University offers students a broad education that lays a durable foundation for critical and independent thinking. The essential spirit of the liberal arts is a cornerstone of the varied degree programs. From biology to English to sociology, students enjoy a nice selection of in-demand degree programs for all interests.
Learning takes place both in and out of the classroom. Students travel to Europe through our cultural immersion courses, research unique plant species while trekking through the Peruvian Amazon, and attend film screenings and poetry readings. With highly experienced professors who bring a wealth of practical knowledge to the classroom, students are prepared to work in a variety of rewarding fields. The College supports more than 30 degree programs across University Campus, education centers in five states, and online.
“Saint Leo is not just an academic institution, it’s a formation institution. Saint Leo embraced me for who I am, showed faith that I could be my best, and solidified the light that was shining within me.”
Charles Onyeneke ’17
University Campus, Theology
“As a child, my great-grandmother taught me how to pray and to lean on God. Saint Leo inspired us all to learn with compassion and reminded me to keep the faith.”
Brent Patterson ’21
Center for Online Learning, Religious Studies
“As a teacher, building relationships with my students is key to their success. Saint Leo creates those same relationships with its students.”
Brooke Wittington ’17
Education Center, Education
“I had never experienced something as holistic and rewarding as research. Saint Leo University inspired me to take a huge step outside my comfort zone, and I have never looked back.”
Karl Nyman ’22
University Campus, Biology
“Saint Leo inspired me to enjoy learning again, and they had a patient ‘let’s figure this out’ approach.”
Lauren Thomas ’22
Education Center, Management
“Saint Leo believes in me. My professors have impacted my perception of what I can accomplish.”
Tayhana Taylor ’24
University Campus, Accounting
Saint Leo University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.