Mathematics is the language of our universe, providing a common link to all scientific and technological disciplines

As a student in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, you’ll learn to interpret, understand and solve global problems.  Missouri S&T Mathematics and Statistics graduates have gone on to work for major companies like IBM, Texas Instruments, Chevron and Boeing.  One distinguished graduate, Col. Tom Akers, Math’73, MS Math ’75, was a member of NASA’s December 1993 mission that successfully grappled and repaired the Hubble Space Telescope.

Our department has been recognized for our standing value among departments offering degrees in Applied Mathematics.

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Math is in it all

S&T is known for its strong STEM and STEM-focused humanities programs, and the mathematics and statistics department encourages its students to take courses in these disciplines to enrich their training and enhance their career opportunities. Mathematics after all, in its pure form, teaches its students methods of problem solving that transfer to almost all other fields.