B.A. B.S. Mathematics

Major Minor Concentration Teaching Endorsement

Studying mathematics at Concordia University, Nebraska can help you develop basic skills such as arguing logically and rigorously, thinking abstractly, formulating and solving problems, analyzing data and creating and analyzing mathematical models. As a math major, you will find yourself in demand by employers for careers in a wide spectrum of fields. 

A bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Concordia University, Nebraska will provide you with a foundation in the mathematical sciences for teaching, graduate school or finding a career such as: 

  • patent law  
  • software engineering 
  • astronomy 
  • financial analysis 
  • Biotechnology 

There are also an endless number of career options outside the math field that you may not have considered, like  

  • marketing 
  • health care   
  • film animation 
  • sports management 
  • game development 

MATHEMATICS COURSES

120 credit hours
94% career outcome rate1
15:1 Student-to-faculty ratio
100% Faculty with terminal degree
 

Explore God’s creation through mathematical expression and learn how mathematics can inform our everyday life and faith. 

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Program Highlights

WHY STUDY MATHEMATICS AT CONCORDIA? 

The mathematics program at Concordia University, Nebraska provides an environment where students can learn and become competent users of mathematics and mathematical application. Moreover, the program helps develop students as mathematical thinkers, enabling them to become life-long learners, to continue to grow in their chosen professions and to function as productive citizens. 

MEET OUR EXPERT FACULTY 

As experts in mathematics, our faculty and instructors bring years of experience to the classroom. 

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Meet our students

Lucas Zoller
Lenexa, Kansas

As a freshman I wasn’t 100 percent sure what I wanted to go into, but I knew being in the math program could help me in pretty much any career field. I’ve been involved with a few engineering internships and plan on applying to law school after graduation, so math was a smart choice.

Accreditation

Concordia University, Nebraska is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

Degree Goals

A mathematics graduate from Concordia University, Nebraska will be able to:  

  • Formulate complete, concise and correct mathematical proofs 
  • Frame problems using multiple mathematical and statistical representations of relevant structures and relationships and solve using standard techniques 
  • Create quantitative models to solve real-world problems in appropriate contexts 
  • Clearly communicate quantitative ideas both orally and in writing to a range of audiences 
  • Effectively use professional-level technology tools to support the study of mathematics and statistics 

Computer Science and Mathematics Minors

  • Computer Science 
  • Cybersecurity 
  • Information Technology 
  • Mathematics 

Career Outcomes

Mathematician 

  • Use high-level mathematics and technology to develop new mathematical principles. 
  • Understand relationships between existing principles and solve real-world problems. 
  • Create models to help resolve practical problems in fields such as business, government, engineering and the sciences. 
  • Develop computational methods and computer codes to solve math problems. 

Statistician 

  • Apply your mathematical and statistical knowledge to the design of surveys and experiments, analysis of data and interpretation of survey results. 
  • Create opinion polls, scales and measuring devices. 

High School Math Teacher 

  • Create lesson plans to instruct your students in general or specialized subject mathematics. 
  • Prepare assignments, homework and tests. 
  • Assess students’ progress and abilities. 
  • Keep up with changes in state guidelines and objectives for math learning to help students meet the established criteria. 

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1 Recent graduates attending graduate school or employed within six months of graduation.