The undergraduate program in Mathematics leads to a bachelor's degree in Mathematics and has been designed to provide the students with options suitable for various career plans. In addition, Northeastern is listed in the Society of Actuaries University and Colleges with Actuarial Programs, in the tier Introductory Curriculum.


The choice of concentration determines the set of mathematics courses required, as well as those that can be taken as electives. Concentrations include:

  • Applied Mathematics 
  • Secondary Mathematics

Mathematics provides tools and techniques that can be applied to solve problems in many fields. With a major in Mathematics, students learn to apply these tools, and consequently improve their career opportunities. Our programs are designed to prepare Mathematics majors for jobs currently offered by industry, business, educational and government institutions. The choice of a concentration should reflect the student’s academic interests as well as career plans.

Academic Catalog Information

Take a closer look at the bachelor's degree in Mathematics and the courses offered toward the degree.

Mathematics, B.A.

Department and Contact Information

If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Mathematics at

Mathematics Department Homepage

For information about earning a license to teach Mathematics at the high school level, contact Vanessa King,, or Katy Smith,, in the Goodwin College of Education.

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