Take Your Aspirations Further with a College Degree in Mathematics
Are you looking to work in insurance, finance, operations research, or engineering? Are you considering a career in education teaching mathematics? Whatever your professional aspirations, if you are looking to work in the field of math and science, we have the associate degree to get you on the right track.
Our Associate of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) – Mathematics presents the basic concepts and methods in modern mathematics you need to develop your ability to think critically and apply advanced concepts to various disciplines. You can pursue a wide range of vocations with the preparation you receive in this program.
A degree in mathematics shows employers that you are not afraid of hard work. It shows commitment, intelligence, and problem-solving skills necessary for a wide variety of career paths. If your career path is still unclear, an associate degree in STEM mathematics can provide the foundational credentials and training you need for success in any career you choose.
Why Choose Liberty’s Online Mathematics Associate Degree?
If you pursue our associate degree, you will receive advanced training in mathematics and STEM fields beyond what the majority of the public will ever pursue. Our courses will teach you how to analyze and synthesize God’s design of the created world and how it is reflected in mathematical and formulaic laws present all around us.
Starting your academic journey with an associate degree is a great way to find your professional passions. While you complete mathematics courses, you will also take general education courses, which can help you decide the field you want to work in before committing to a bachelor’s degree.
Best of all, the credit hours you complete in this associate degree can be used towards a bachelor’s degree with us! Once you discover the area of study that speaks to your talents and goals, you can transfer your associate credits into the bachelor’s degree of your choice. By doing so, you will likely only need to complete 60 more credits to obtain your undergraduate degree. Let us help you pursue your dreams, without sacrificing precious time or creating unnecessary anxiety.
What Will You Learn in Our Online Associate Degree in STEM Mathematics?
Our online associate degree in mathematics equips you with the mathematical and computing training needed to be competitive in today’s digitally-advanced world. Throughout this degree, you will learn how to solve problems using appropriate mathematical, technological, and scientific methods as well as how to use technology to solve mathematical problems.
By specializing your degree in STEM, you will dive into complex mathematics with courses focused on algebra, statistics, calculus, and geometry. The following are some of the specific topics you will explore in this online degree:
- Boolean algebra
- Computer ethics and algorithm design
- Functions, logarithms, limits, and derivatives
- Probability distributions, statistical interference, and correlation
- Techniques and applications of differentiation
- CSIS 110 – Introduction to Computing Sciences
- MATH 131 – Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
- MATH 211 – Introduction to Statistical Analysis
- MATH 250 – Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
A.S. in STEM Mathematics Degree Information
- The online associate degree in STEM mathematics falls under our College of Arts and Sciences.
- View the Degree Completion Plan.
- View the Undergraduate Arts and Sciences Course Guides (login required).
Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.
As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:
- Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
- Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
- 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
- Potential college credit for military training
Highlights of Our Online Associate Degree in Mathematics
We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
- Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 6 years — and counting.
- To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!
- You will have access to a wide variety of resources and materials found through Liberty University’s Jerry Falwell Library search portal while you pursue your A.S. in STEM Mathematics degree.
Admission Requirements for Online Undergraduate Degrees
Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information.
All applicants must submit the following:
- Admission application
- Application fee*
- Official college transcripts
- Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
- A High School Self-Certification form
- Proof of English proficiency
*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.
**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.
Career Opportunities for STEM Graduates
- Data analyst
- Engineering technician
- Logistics analyst
- Software development engineer
- Systems engineer