math and sciences degrees - image of equations on classroom blackboard

Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics

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.

Learning Experience:
Campus
Est. Time to Complete:
4 years
Credit Hours:
120 hours

Undergraduate Mathematics Program Details

Saint Leo University’s Mathematics program challenges you to think critically and abstractly, and teaches you to apply mathematical models to solve real-world problems. With a 14:1 student-teacher ratio at University Campus, you’ll receive personal attention and forge close working relationships with faculty.

In the math lab, you’ll have access to the latest technology, including interactive SMART Boards and statistical software.

Learn Your Way: 
Online, On Campus, or Near You

  • Saint Leo students and instructor in classroom
  • 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.

    Learn about the On-Campus Experience

  • 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.

    Learn about the Online Experience

    Visit Online Admissions

  • 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

Alt text

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.

Explore Education Centers

Specialization Options

Saint Leo University offers one specialization option for mathematics students.

Saint Leo now offers a unique combination of mathematics and computer science for students interested in completing their BA in Mathematics with a Data Science Specialization. Please contact Admissions for details about this opportunity.

Career Outlook

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.

  • Saint Leo University students in Psychology classroom
  • How will you gain real experience?

    Senior research

    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.

    Co-curricular activities

    Join math club to connect with students who love statistics and calculus as much as you.

    Conferences

    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?

  • Mathematician
  • Math teacher
  • Actuary
  • Financial Advisor
  • Statistician
  • Software Engineer
  • Economist
  • Physicist
  • 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

  • Saint Leo University - Kirk Hall
  • 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.

    Explore the College of Arts & Sciences

Jump to