Prepare to recognize and solve complex mathematical problems, then effectively communicate your findings in one of Vermont State University’s Mathematics programs. Our associate and bachelor’s Mathematics degrees will teach you the fundamental skills for a vibrant career in the business, science, and tech sectors. You can broaden your educational experience and pursue secondary education licensure, which will prepare you to teach math in public and private high schools.
Why Study Mathematics at Vermont State?
- Earn a living doing what you love: Careers in math are expected to grow 33% through 2030, and the average salary for math professionals is more than $96,000.*
- Teacher track: Want to teach math at the high school level? You can pursue secondary education licensure alongside your mathematics degree.
- Small classes taught by professors who care: Experience small classes taught by expert faculty who care about your success. You can also conduct research projects under their guidance.
- Prepare for further education: Earning a Mathematics degree prepares you for future studies at the bachelor’s or master’s level.
*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Concentrations in Mathematics
Students in this program choose a concentration to combine with their foundational classes.
- General Mathematics
- Secondary Education
To apply, please select Mathematics from the list on the application. You will have the opportunity to identify your concentration interest after you apply.
Financial Aid for Mathematics Students
Vermont State University is providing a high-quality, affordable degree in Mathematics to students across Vermont and beyond. More than 80 percent of Vermont State students are awarded financial aid, including new students, transfer students, international students, out-of-state students, and first-generation students. Our financial aid team is here to help you explore all your options.
Internships & Jobs in Mathematics
As a Mathematics major, you’ll complete a senior project addressing real-world issues and present it to faculty members. Examples of recent projects include:
- An examination of the effects of COVID-19 vaccination rates using multiple comparison tests in Python
- Using k-Nearest Neighbor Machine learning models to measure the cost-effectiveness of NFL players
Math majors have also completed internships at the following organizations:
- Rutland City Police Department
- Vermont Department of Education
- Vermont Department of Disabilities and Aging
Minor in Mathematics
Interested in adding a minor to your degree program? You can minor in Mathematics.
“The professors are so passionate about what they’re doing and about working with students.”Emily Cass ‘20
“I wanted to become a teacher since I was about three years old. Teaching is my dream job, and it’s finally coming true.”Samantha MacEachron ‘20