Take Your Aspirations Further with an Associate Degree in Mathematics
Are you looking to further your understanding of mathematics in order to impact the fields of science and technology? An associate degree in mathematics online is a great first step toward achieving your goals! At Liberty University, you can pursue your mathematics degree online and prepare to use your understanding of mathematics to impact the world for Christ.
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.
An associate degree in math shows employers that you are not afraid of hard work. It also demonstrates commitment, intelligence, and problem-solving skills necessary for a wide variety of career paths. Our online STEM degree is crafted for those who love the challenge of finding solutions to real-world problems.
Why Choose Liberty’s Online Mathematics Associate Degree?
In our courses, you will study 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. Pursuing our online math degree can help prepare you for a variety of STEM careers in applied math, mathematical modeling, or even operations research. Starting your academic journey with an associate degree is a great way to find your professional passions.
In addition to your mathematics courses, you will also take general education courses. These courses are designed to provide you with a well-rounded education. Best of all, the credit hours you complete in this associate degree can potentially be used towards a bachelor’s degree in mathematics or a related field! No matter the direction that God leads you, you can be confident in the education that you’re receiving. Our professors are dedicated to Training Champions for Christ and have years of experience in mathematics-related fields — so you will know that you are receiving a world-class education. In addition, we know that life can be busy, which is why our Associate of Science in STEM Mathematics is offered 100% online. With no set login times, you can study when and where it is convenient for you!
What is STEM?
STEM is a term that is used to collectively refer to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. A STEM degree can be especially useful in a competitive job market. With a median annual wage of $89,780,* you can be confident as you take the next step in pursuing a STEM career. Whether you are interested in constructing artificial intelligence systems, teaching math or science, or engineering solutions to long-standing problems, a degree in STEM mathematics can help you stand out from the competition.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Employment in STEM Occupations (viewed online February 1, 2022). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
What Will You Learn in Our Online Associate Degree in STEM Mathematics?
Our online associate degree in mathematics can help equip you with the mathematical and computing training needed to be competitive in today’s digitally advanced world. Throughout this degree, you will study how to solve problems using appropriate mathematical, technological, and scientific methods.
Our online mathematics degree is designed so that you can develop an understanding of Calculus I and II with options to take classes in differential equations, linear algebra, or multivariable calculus.
The following are some of the specific topics you will explore in this online degree:
- Computer ethics and algorithm design
- Differentiation of functions, series, limits, and advanced methods of integration
- Integration of polar coordinates, parameterization, and slope fields of differential equations
- Probability density functions
- Proof techniques and Boolean algebra
- 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
AS in STEM Mathematics Degree Information
- The online associate degree in STEM mathematics falls under our College of Arts and Sciences.
- Download and review the Degree Completion Plan.
- View the Undergraduate Arts and Sciences Course Guides (login required).
AS in STEM Mathematics Military Benefits
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 3 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 8 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 library 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**
- High School Self-Certification form and official high school transcripts within first 12 credit hours
- Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)
*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