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Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics
College of Arts & Sciences
Broad skills you can apply in your career
The bachelor of science in Applied Mathematics program links mathematics with the worlds of science, technology, engineering and social science. Mathematical principles are used to derive important data such as the strength of materials, the behavior of fluids, the spread of disease and the rate of inflation. In this program, which is offered in three- and four-year options, you will learn to integrate analytical and computational tools in order to model physical, biological and/or economic processes. You will also gain problem solving skills that you can apply across a wide range of disciplines.
Wentworth also offers a Minor in Applied Mathematics.
In addition to the below coursework requirements, students are required to complete the following non-coursework degree requirements: two public lectures, website, and poster presentation.
Program Tracking Sheet
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What you can do with this degree
BSAM graduates have the skills and knowledge to obtain rewarding careers in such fields as financial services, research, biomedicine, software, and government. Jobs that you would be qualified for include:
- Software developers
- Investment managers
- Quality assurance engineers
- Operations researchers
Earnings in 2016
$42,500 average per year