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Department of Mathematics

The Boise State University Mathematics Department is an inclusive scholarly community of mathematicians, statisticians, and math educators!

Math for All Applications

Start with a pre-calculus course with the Math Learning Center or build skills in our innovative calculus sequence, statistics, quantitative reasoning, discrete math, math education, and many other courses.

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Study Math for Careers

Boise State offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Math (optional Secondary Education emphasis) and Applied Math (optional Statistics emphasis), plus minors in Math, Applied Math, and Math Teaching.

Mathematics offers numerous skills for your resume and is a valuable stepping stone to a wide variety of careers, including computing, data science, education, finance, cybersecurity, and more. Read more at Math Skills and Careers.

In the following video, hear about our programs from undergraduate student Josie Derrick, and professors Grady Wright, Sasha Wang, and Sam Coskey. Closed captions are available, and you can access the math video transcript.

Graduate Studies in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics offers an MS in Mathematics degree with emphases in Pure Math, Applied Math, Statistics, and Math Education.

With the Accelerated Master’s Program, you can earn a BS and MS in 5 years.

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Research in Mathematics

Our faculty are engaged in cutting edge research in a variety of areas of mathematics, including computational and applied math, math education, set theory, statistics, topology, algebra, and more.

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