Pursue your passion for problem-solving with a major in Mathematics, and prepare for high-impact careers in engineering, statistics, finance, cryptography, aeronautics, scientific research or business.

Major Roadmap

Major Roadmap

Explore your options — classes, internships, research and study abroad. Find what interests you, discover what you love, and create a major experience that jumpstarts your future. 

BA – Mathematics Major Guide

BS  — Mathematics Major Guide

Deepen your understanding of calculus, modern algebra, physics and statistics, and build your programming and computational skills in applied computer science courses.

Partner with professors to conduct research in your areas of interest, whether that’s biology or political science. You’ll benefit from the university’s state-of-the-art computer infrastructure, software and data storage for innovative research. Take advantage of Austin’s dynamic technology and innovation scene and the mathematics meetings that happen in the city each semester. Leave St. Edward’s ready to continue your education in graduate school or immediately begin your career in urban development, market research, computer technology, government or teaching.

What do our graduates do?

Mathematics majors go on to a variety of careers and graduate schools from St. Edward’s. Here’s a sample.

  • Data analyst for Apple
  • Procurement analyst for SpaceX
  • Data analyst for the National Security Agency
  • Mechanical designer at Fugro Oil & Energy Company
  • Full stack developer at T3
  • Graduate research fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • PhD candidates in Mathematics at The University of Texas at Austin, Human & Statistical Genetics at Washington University, and Physics at Vanderbilt University and Case Western Reserve University
  • Master’s students in mathematics at Emory University, the ESTEEM Graduate Program for entrepreneurship at the University of Notre Dame, mechanical engineering at Purdue University and University of Texas, statistics and data science at the University of Houston, and education and school leadership at Harvard University.

A Day at St. Edward’s

A Day at St. Edward’s

A summer internship connects Mathematics major Stella Cunningham ’21 to the city of Austin and a possible career. Read about her day as a St. Edward's University student and the exciting research she completed.

Math Students Launch Balloons into Hurricane Harvey

Math Students Launch Balloons into Hurricane Harvey

Three math majors assisted faculty with graduate-level research to produce the only sounding data available in Southcentral Texas during Hurricane Harvey. Meet the students and hear how they got involved.