Mathematics has been called the study of patterns, the process of problem solving, and the language of science. The skills used in mathematics are relevant for many types of careers and life pursuits. People with qualitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical skills are in demand today more than ever, and the study of mathematics can help you develop these talents.

Whether you’re pursuing a major or minor or a master's degree in actuarial science, mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics, or pursuing a teacher's license or certificate program, the faculty and staff of Ball State's Department of Mathematical Sciences stand ready to assist you in your endeavors.

Our department offers a wealth of scholarship options, and you can gain hands-on experience through our department-sponsored clubs and other organizations. Our programs are top-notch and give you the flexibility to focus on the topics that interest you most. To sample the high level work that students are producing, explore our undergraduate research journal, the Mathematics Exchange.

Learn more about what we can offer you.