Online Bachelor’s in Math Program Guide

Develop valuable skills in math and data science for a future-focused career.

Earn a Maryville University online bachelor’s in math and you can develop analytical skills to build upon a broad math foundation and pursue an exciting future as an authority in fields like education, analytics, statistics, and more. Our convenient online courses are designed to help you expand your expertise on your schedule, so you can prepare to advance in jobs with high projected growth.

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Apply with no application fee and no SAT/ACT requirements.

Access 100% online coursework that uniquely blends knowledge of mathematics, statistics, and data science.

Choose from a wide array of electives in topics like discrete mathematics, optimization, advanced calculus, financial mathematics, and statistical modeling.

Graduate with a built-in data science minor and develop skills in high-tech areas like coding and machine learning.


Maryville’s online Bachelor of Science in Mathematics comprises 128 credit hours and includes coursework in general education, the mathematics major, and mathematics electives. Build your college-level math foundation and advance your understanding with our required mathematics major courses. Our program is also designed with a built-in data science minor to help you develop skills to prepare for high-tech careers in coding, machine learning, and more.

Required Mathematics Major Courses

MATH 251 Calculus III
MATH 300 Algebraic Structures and Proofs
MATH 312 Number Theory with Applications
MATH 316 Applied Linear Algebra
MATH 320 Applied Differential Equations
MATH 370 Probability I

MATH 371 Probability II
MATH 372 Mathematical Statistics
MATH 430 Fundamental Analysis
MATH 460 Optimization
MATH 470 Introduction to Abstract Algebra

Data Science Minor Courses

DSCI 200 Foundations of Data Science
DSCI 201 Math Modeling
DSCI 302 Introduction to R

DSCI 303 Introduction to Python
DSCI 304 Introduction to SQL
DSCI 408 Machine Learning

Elective Courses

MATH 311 Discrete Mathematics
MATH 330 College Geometry
DSCI 307 SAS Programming
DSCI 314 Natural Language Processing
DSCI 318 Experimental Design
DSCI 324 Data Visualization
DSCI 412 Predictive Modeling

DSCI 417 Big Data Analytics
DSCI 419 Deep Learning
COSC 140 Introduction to Blockchain
COSC 150 Introduction to Java Programming
COSC 151 Computer Science I
COSC 220 Database Applications
COSC 350 Data Structure & Algorithms

To ensure the best possible educational experience for our students, we may update our curriculum to reflect emerging and changing employer and industry demands.

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Admission requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum GPA for freshman applicants: 2.5 on a 4.0 scale*
  • Minimum GPA for college or university transfer applicants: 2.0 on a 4.0 scale*
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities previously attended
  • Official high school transcript (required for applicants with fewer than 60 transfer hours from a regionally accredited school)
  • Eligible transfer credits accepted; associate degree completion may satisfy general education requirements
  • No standardized tests required

*Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may be considered for provisional admission.

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Why Maryville Online?

We’ve been progressively challenging the norms of higher education for nearly 150 years. We started as one of the first universities to educate women. Today, we continue to push the boundaries and prepare students like you for a digital world. At Maryville, we understand what it takes to step beyond your comfort zone.

Maryville University is a nationally ranked private college recognized for comprehensive and innovative education focused on student learning, outcomes, and success — both online and on campus. We’re located just 22 miles from downtown St. Louis.

Enhance your skills. Broaden your career.

Top 4 skills you can develop:

  • Statistics
  • Analytical thinking
  • Quantitative thinking
  • Mathematical application

Top 4 careers you can pursue:

  • Operations research analyst
  • Statistical consultant
  • Financial analyst
  • Mathematician

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