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Mathematics

The Montclair State Mathematics program provides students with a spectrum of courses in pure and applied mathematics that establish a mathematician’s mentality. Studying mathematics can lead to a variety of exciting professional careers in basic research, engineering, finance, business and government service. Our math majors also go on to fulfilling careers as high school and middle school teachers.

Career Opportunities

Undergraduate Programs

BS in Mathematics Major

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

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BS in Mathematics (Combined BS/MAT with Teacher Certification in Mathematics (Preschool-Grade 12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities)

The Dual Degree Dual Certification program is a 5-year program that leads to teacher certification in Mathematics (grades P-12), teacher certification in Teacher of Students with Disabilities, a baccalaureate degree and a master’s degree.

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BS in Mathematics (Combined BS/MS Pure & Applied Mathematics)

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

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BS in Mathematics (Combined BS/MS Statistics)

With a combined program, up to 12 credits can be applied towards undergraduate and graduate degrees, all at undergraduate tuition rates, a savings of over $250 per credit! The combined degree programs are an attractive, efficient and fast-track option for students who intend to pursue advanced studies.

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BS in Mathematics with Teacher Certification in Elementary School Teacher in Grades K-6

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

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BS in Mathematics, Discrete Applied Mathematics Concentration

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

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BS in Mathematics, Mathematics Education Concentration with Teacher Certification in Mathematics (Preschool – Grade 12)

Students who wish to pursue P-12 teacher certification must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

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BS in Mathematics, Mathematics of Finance Concentration

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

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BS in Mathematics, Mathematics of Finance Concentration (Combined BS/MS Statistics)

With a combined program, up to 12 credits can be applied towards undergraduate and graduate degrees, all at undergraduate tuition rates, a savings of over $250 per credit! The combined degree programs are an attractive, efficient and fast-track option for students who intend to pursue advanced studies.

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BS in Mathematics Major, Statistics Concentration

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

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BS in Mathematics, Statistics Concentration (Combined BS/MS Statistics)

With a combined program, up to 12 credits can be applied towards undergraduate and graduate degrees, all at undergraduate tuition rates, a savings of over $250 per credit! The combined degree programs are an attractive, efficient and fast-track option for students who intend to pursue advanced studies.

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Minor in Mathematics

The minor in Mathematics is a nineteen-credit program that has coursework in Calculus, Linear Algebra, Geometry, and more.

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Graduate Programs

PhD in Mathematics Education

The PhD program in Mathematics Education prepares students for careers as mathematics educators at two- and four-year colleges, mathematics curriculum developers, researchers, leaders in school districts and educational agencies, and research-based teachers in the classrooms.

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MS in Mathematics, Mathematics Education Concentration

The MS degrees in Mathematics with concentrations in computer science, pure and applied mathematics, and statistics provide students with the advanced material needed for positions of leadership in business, industry and government as well as for teaching at the high school and community college level.

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MS in Mathematics, Pure & Applied Mathematics Concentration

The MS degrees in Mathematics with concentrations in computer science, pure and applied mathematics, and statistics provide students with the advanced material needed for positions of leadership in business, industry and government as well as for teaching at the high school and community college level.

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MS in Mathematics, Pure & Applied Mathematics Concentration (Combined BS Math/MS)

With a combined program, up to 12 credits can be applied towards undergraduate and graduate degrees, all at undergraduate tuition rates, a savings of over $250 per credit! The combined degree programs are an attractive, efficient and fast-track option for students who intend to pursue advanced studies.

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MS in Statistics

The MS in Statistics has been developed for students interested in becoming practitioners of statistics, who are trained in statistical methodology.

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MS in Statistics (Combined BS Mathematics of Finance/MS)

With a combined program, up to 12 credits can be applied towards undergraduate and graduate degrees, all at undergraduate tuition rates, a savings of over $250 per credit! The combined degree programs are an attractive, efficient and fast-track option for students who intend to pursue advanced studies.

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MS in Statistics (Combined BS Math/MS)

With a combined program, up to 12 credits can be applied towards undergraduate and graduate degrees, all at undergraduate tuition rates, a savings of over $250 per credit! The combined degree programs are an attractive, efficient and fast-track option for students who intend to pursue advanced studies.

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MA in Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics

The primary objective of the Certificate in Teaching Middle School Mathematics is to increase the mathematical knowledge and related pedagogical skill of New Jersey middle grade mathematics teachers.

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Mathematics, Instructional Certification: Teacher Certification in Mathematics (Preschool-Grade 12)

Students with a baccalaureate degree who are interested in teaching may pursue the Post-baccalaureate program for initial teacher certification.

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Mathematics, Instructional Certification: Teacher Certification in Elementary School with Subject Matter Specialization: Mathematics Grades 5-8

Students with a baccalaureate degree who are interested in teaching may pursue the Post-baccalaureate program for initial teacher certification.

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Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics Certificate Program

This five-course certificate program is specifically designed to provide teachers with the background and education they need to effectively teach today’s recommended curriculum.

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