Bachelor in Mathematics

Discover How a Math Major Can Transform Your Future

Quality Education for Careers that Matter

Choosing a math major will help you compete for high-paying careers in fields that are always in demand of new professionals. With the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree from the University of West Alabama, you’ll open the door to endless career possibilities as you take your interest in mathematics a step further.

The program offers concentration options in actuarial science and computer engineering technology comprehensive, plus a teacher certification option. Regardless of the option you choose, a math major will allow you to complete your education with the skills to analyze and interpret the language of mathematics, communicate sound mathematical reasoning and express the results of data analysis.

Explore a curriculum driven by innovation and get involved on a campus that’s rich with diversity. With UWA, the strong academic foundation and career-ready skills your student needs for long-term success are within reach.

Teacher certification option

Distinguished faculty

Accepts transfer credits

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Expert Knowledge for the In-Demand Mathematics Field

As a math major, you’ll build in-demand skills for a competitive career field. UWA’s math major delivers a multidisciplinary foundation and the option of three, career-focused concentrations with the advanced math skills you need to solve complex problems.

Actuarial Science

Prepare to assess risk within a wide range of industries — from finance to computer programming. Be ready for the first two exams of the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society — Probability and Financial Mathematics.

Computer Engineering Technology

Become an integral part of the day-to-day operations of any company by knowing programming languages and network administration techniques and promoting critical thinking skills based on business needs.

Teacher Certification

Be ready to teach in the state of Alabama. The program’s teaching certificate option must be paired with an education certificate to ensure you graduate fully prepared to teach at your chosen level.

There’s Something About This Place

The University of West Alabama is a full-service university that provides many of the same offerings as big city schools, plus the comfort and familiarity of home. While you’re here, you’ll experience a sense of community and discover numerous ways to get involved. From service organizations and Greek life to honor societies and sports, our beautiful campus has something for everyone. Discover what’s in store for you on campus at UWA.

Attract Employers with a Unique Set of Skills

Math is an essential component of the fields of business and technology. As a math major, you’ll graduate fully equipped with skills that can be applied in a variety of rewarding, competitive careers, many of which are in high demand.

8 Fastest-Growing Mathematics Occupations1

  1. Statistician
  2. Logistician
  3. Operations research analyst
  4. Actuary
  5. Industrial engineer
  6. Economist
  7. Postsecondary teacher
  8. Financial analyst

The University of West Alabama is located in the heart of Livingston on the Mississippi border of the state and offers career-focused academic programs on campus and online to students worldwide. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is recognized as one of the safest in the nation and has nature trails along with a 54-acre lake that’s stocked for fishing.

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  1. “Math Occupations.” Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved on Jan. 12, 2022, from