Mathematics

Your ambitious career goals plus a graduate degree in mathematics is the formula for resounding success in your chosen field.

Nothing improves your appreciation and understanding of mathematics as a deductive science more than a stellar graduate-level mathematics program — like the one you’ll find here at Brooklyn College. Our highly qualified professors provide you with the best possible education of mathematics, pure or applied. We’ll support your academic aspirations with the very latest in computers and associated technology so that you’ll always have extensive knowledge of the most current mathematical software and technology. You’ll also have the opportunity to study computational mathematics in conjunction with the Department of Computer and Information Science.

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Quick Facts

  • Mathematics, according to 19th-century mathematician Benjamin Peirce, is “the science that draws necessary conclusions.”
  • Bram Stoker, Art Garfunkel and Lewis Carroll all received degrees in mathematics.
  • There are 293 ways to divide one dollar into small change.

Possible Careers

  • Cryptographer designing security applications in the financial industry
  • Engineer at a leading architectural firm
  • Biomathematician conducting investigative work into DNA and proteins