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Mathematics

Part of the department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Enthralled by elegant equations? Perhaps you’re interested in using your knack for numbers to solve real-world problems, like how to manage the logistics of disaster response or how to design a voting system to truly capture the will of the people. Wherever you choose to use mathematics, you will embark with strong logical and analytical skills, precise reasoning and the ability to solve complex problems—all valuable assets in any vocation.

Why study mathematics at Gordon?

Explore God's creation in its mathematical expression under talented, experienced faculty whose expertise spans the spectrum from industrial applications to the frontiers of pure mathematics. You will gain an unmatched depth and breadth, including opportunities for collaborative research in statistics, operations research, and computational and pure mathematics. Our faculty are committed not only to teaching mathematics, but also to helping you understand how it can inform life and faith.

What careers can I pursue with a mathematics major?

Gordon faculty serve as mentors in guiding you through determining your call as a mathematics major. You may choose to use your training to pursue graduate education at top schools or excel in careers in business, science, technology, health, education and more, including:

  • Financial analyst
  • Computer and cyber security
  • Teacher
  • Actuary
  • Statistician/data scientist
  • Operations research analyst
  • Government laboratories
  • Web or software development

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Jane Eisenhauer ’09

Systems Engineer, Raytheon

“I love my job at Raytheon. As a systems engineer, I get to design and study complex systems. This requires critical thinking, logical analysis, functional decomposition, and clearly presenting my ideas to engineering and program leadership. These are all skills that I developed and matured while at Gordon.” Hear from others ➔

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Math students present their work at conferences around the country including in San Diego, Boston, and Charlotte, North Carolina. Closer to home, you’ll be part of a close-knit group that that gathers regularly for events and interacts with alumni. Many students also choose to participate in other opportunities:

Global Opportunities

Join a longstanding tradition of excellence through the Budapest Semester in Mathematics.

Related Programs

Math stands uniquely at the intersection of science and liberal arts. You may decide to pursue additional studies in a related discipline like economics, physics or computer science—or apply your analytical thinking to English, philosophy or biblical studies

Resources

Association for Computing Machinery
International Conference on Computing and Mission
TECHMISSION: Using Technology within God's Kingdom

Interested?

For more information, contact:

Dr. Michael Veatch
Professor of Mathematics

978.867.4375

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