Mathematics = Great Careers Solving Important Problems!
With a 96% placement rate based on 285 graduates since 2008, and recent graduates working in careers nationally rated among the best year after year, the SDSU Math/Stat Department is among the very best at preparing students for outstanding careers. Our graduates find great careers in business, industry, research, government, and teaching, working in areas such as finance, social media, manufacturing, health care, public policy formulation, national security, and countless others.
Career Preparation: In order to prepare students for these great careers, the SDSU Math/Stat Department offers the BS in Mathematics, with concentrations available in computational science, financial engineering, mathematics education, and statistics.
Courses: Our majors have a wide range of undergraduate math courses available to them. Once they're seniors, some even take graduate courses. You'll never run out of fascinating new mathematics to study at SDSU!
Undergraduate Research: Math majors have abundant opportunities to engage in undergraduate research. To learn more about these opportunities, please visit our departmental research page, and the page that describes our NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program.
Graduate Study: For the math majors who want to continue their studies after completing their BS in Mathematics, our Graduate Program offers the MS in Mathematics, the MS in Statistics, the MS in Data Science, and the PhD in Computational Science and Statistics.
New program - MS in Data Science!
The SDSU Department of Mathematics and Statistics is proud to announce its new MS in Data Science program. Data science is one of the hottest and most important careers of the 21st century. Find out more about how SDSU's MS in Data Science can prepare you for entry into this exciting field here!