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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UNK offers undergraduate degree programs in Mathematics and Mathematics Education. Additionally, we offer online graduate courses for the Science/Math Education Master of Science in Education Degree. Our education majors enjoy good employment opportunities and our non-education majors have found interesting careers in computer programming, actuarial science, financial services, and administration. To learn more about our programs of study and our graduates, please see 7-12 Teaching Endorsement, B.S. in Mathematics, or Comprehensive degree in Mathematics. Our Mission Statement is here.
This June, UNK is offering several summer camps for high school aged students. Specifically, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is offering a camp The Math of Chaos and Competition from June 11 to 14 for youth entering grades 10, 11, and 12. For details, please visit UNK's summer camp page.
The department sponsors the Problem of the Fortnight. The competition is open to all undergraduate students.
If you are interested in undergraduate research or in an independent study in mathematics or statistics, several faculty are looking for students.
The department has an active chapter of the national mathematics honorary Kappa Mu Epsilon. Dr. Weiss is the faculty adviser for the fall 2016 term. Additionally, the department sponsors a Math Club that is open to all UNK students. Dr. Boeckner and Ms. Johnston serve as the Math Club advisers.
Though the generous financial support of former students and faculty, the department is able to award several Continuing Student Scholarships. Mathematics majors can apply each February by logging into MyBLUE.
UNK faculty and students may install Mathematica on personally owned computers. To learn how, visit the page Mathematica at UNK.