Computational Mathematics Major Online
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100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Jan 16, 2023
Accreditation
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Use Your Love for Mathematics and the Sciences to Jumpstart Your Career and Discover Valuable Solutions to Complex Problems

How do we create a robotic arm that can manipulate one piece of equipment so precisely that it can be trusted to work in the International Space Station? How might a disease spread in populated areas in the event of a biological attack? Is it possible to measure sentiment change by analyzing social media, likes, shares, and comments? The ability to find solutions to problems like these is what makes a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computational Mathematics from Liberty so valuable.

Earning a mathematics degree online at Liberty can help give your career a jumpstart. With science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) jobs growing at a rate higher than the national average,* earning an online mathematics degree from Liberty can help prepare you for graduate school, industrial jobs, and a variety of other exciting opportunities.

So what are you waiting for? You want a lucrative career, and you need a valuable skill set to get you there. Pursuing our computational mathematics degree means gaining the knowledge and tools needed to work in the many diverse areas of math and science.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Employment in STEM Occupations (viewed online June 29, 2022). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.


Why Choose Liberty’s Online Math Degree Program?

When pursuing your degree with Liberty University, you can study with confidence. Liberty is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), so you can rest assured that you are receiving a world-class education. In addition, you can pursue your math degree from the comfort of home. With flexibility like this, you can earn your degree on your schedule.

With a degree in computational mathematics, you can set yourself up for success in medical, scientific, pharmaceutical, industrial research, and epidemiology positions. What’s more, fields related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are projected to have a much faster job growth than non-STEM jobs according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.* Earning an applied math degree from Liberty can help set you apart from the competition as you pursue a STEM career.

By studying mathematics at Liberty, you will have the opportunity to study with accomplished faculty. These individuals are professionals in their field who have real-life experience and related graduate- and doctoral-level degrees, so you can be confident that you are receiving a world-class education. Additionally, the courses in this program are designed so that mathematics theory is balanced with applications. With training like this, you can prepare to apply what you have learned in the field.


What Will You Learn in Our Computational Mathematics Degree?

As a math major, you will take a variety of courses that cover topics like abstract algebra, operations research, and calculus I, II, and III. In addition, you study topics like differential equations, linear algebra, probability, and introduction to computer science. 

With courses like these, you can position yourself for success in a multitude of STEM positions – where math is widely regarded as the queen of the sciences.

As part of your B.S. in Computational Mathematics degree, you will also complete courses in English, natural science, social science, and research as well as courses teaching Christian principles. These courses will help guide you through your professional life no matter what career path you choose.

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Highlights of Our Online Computational Mathematics Degree

  • 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 are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 7 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!
  • Learn from professors who have real-life experience in the field and teach courses from a biblical worldview.
  • Graduates of our computational mathematics degree can be better prepared to work in business, finance, or insurance.
  • The program is managed according to the standards of the Society of Actuaries.

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Military Benefits for Our Online B.S. in Computational Mathematics

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

Career Opportunities for Computational Mathematics Graduates

  • Data analyst
  • High school teacher*
  • Mathematician
  • Programmer
  • Statistician
  • Researcher

*May require licensure

Admission Requirements for 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.

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