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The Department of Mathematical Sciences consists of faculty grouped into three broad areas: pure and applied mathematics, math education, and statistics. Our department offers bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics with different areas of specialization. Master’s Degrees in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Statistics are also offered. There are even combined BS/MS programs to get both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in less time. For mathematics educators interested in making contributions to research, we offer a PhD in Mathematics Education.

Mathematical Sciences News and Events

  • A team of students compete in the Putnam ExamEach year around 4000 students take the exam and oftentimes more than half the students who take the exam score a 0 out of 120.Tuesday February 5, 2019

  • A realization of the stochastic SIS model with seasonality exhibiting an extinction event.

    Faculty Publish in SIAMDrs. Lora Billings and Eric Forgoston found that classical tools from dynamical systems and perturbation theory provide an intuitive way to analyze stochastic epidemiological models with seasonal forcing and predict noise-induced rare events.Wednesday January 30, 2019

  • Math is in the AirJuggling brings together a creative campus collaborationWednesday December 19, 2018

  • Sierpinski tetrahedron

    Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics Certificate and MA ProgramsThe Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montclair State University offers two graduate programs in Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics.Thursday December 6, 2018

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Student Information

The Mathematics program provides students with a spectrum of courses in pure and applied mathematics that establish a mathematician’s mentality. The department advisor will help you stay on track as you progress through your program.

If you need help look into the Red Hawk Math Learning Center and the Mathematics Support Center.

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The Mathematical Sciences faculty are involved in a broad range of research in the areas of pure and applied math, statistics, and education. Research opportunities are available for graduate and undergraduate students.

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Contact the Mathematical Sciences Department
Richardson Hall Room 268

Department Administrators

Name Title Location Phone Email
Quinn Vega Chairperson (Acting) Richardson Hall, 322 973-655-7178
Rick McCollough Secretarial Assistant III/Non-Steno Richardson Hall, 323 973-655-4263