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Mathematics B.A./B.S.

While completing the Mathematics program requirements, you will gain a broad and in-depth understanding of many areas of mathematics, including analysis and modern algebra. This major leaves room to explore a second major of your choice. Popular combinations include computer science, economics and business administration. Some graduates earn graduate degrees in mathematics, statistics, business administration or the sciences. Other graduates work in the financial industries or in actuarial sciences. As a Mathematics student, a faculty adviser will guide you through your course-work and help you achieve your personal goals. At the University of Nebraska at Kearney, class sizes are small, and you can get to know your instructors, ask for help, or receive advice in a comfortable atmosphere.


  • Computer programming
  • Actuarial science
  • Mutual funds and financial industries
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Administration
  • Higher education
  • Cryptography
  • Biomathematics
  • Operations research
  • Statistics
Michael Christen

“As I look back, I have never regretted my decision to attend UNK. As a math major, I knew that I would obtain the knowledge and problem solving skills to be successful in my future business career. Along the way the campus community provided a great support system; however the math department provided another community of its own where students and professors got to know each other very well and ‘face the challenge’ together. With a later addition of a finance minor and my math background, by graduation, I knew that UNK had provided the knowledge, the experience and a great college community to make my degree very meaningful and valuable."

Michael Christen

University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE