Mathematics

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Mathematics

Math plays an essential role in our world. Some sectors and industries could not function without employees who have advanced mathematical training.

If you have a head for numbers and an interest in how math concepts and formulas describe real-world phenomena and make important forecasts, enroll in our Mathematics program. It can prepare you to transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor's degree in math, actuarial science, statistics, computational mathematical science, or related fields.

After completing your bachelor’s degree, you can work as an actuary, statistical assistant, K-12 educator, or business intelligence analyst. Completing a graduate degree will open up additional employment options, such as a mathematician, statistician, math instructor, or as an analyst in various fields, including finance, data science, cryptography, and scientific computing.

Discover how to make an impact through mathematics and enroll today!

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Transfer Degree

Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination. MCC’s university partnerships throughout the nation assure your seamless transition toward a four-year degree.

A list of available transfer degree options for the Mathematics program
At MCC, get an... Emphasis in... Transfer to... To get a... Courses
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Mathematics Mathematics Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Mathematics
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Mathematics (Statistics)
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Computational Mathematical Sciences
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Mathematics
(Bachelor of Arts)
Arizona State University (College of Integrative Sciences and Arts) Applied Mathematics
(Bachelor of Science)
Arizona State University (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences) Applied Mathematics
(Bachelor of Science)
Northern Arizona University Mathematics
(Bachelor of Science)
University of Arizona Mathematics
(Bachelor of Arts)

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Mathematics program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers

$71,144

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

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