What do a Daft Punk song, Call of Duty: Black Ops, and your Facebook page have in common? They’re all based on mathematics.

That’s right. Math. It’s everywhere. And while you don’t need to know how to write algorithms for high-end video games, a solid understanding of math is critical to your education and career. In fact, mathematics is one of the cornerstone general course requirements for those seeking an associate’s degree.

In the Mathematics program at MCC, you’ll learn important math basics, like arithmetic, geometry, and algebra. Our program is also a great for the student who is interested in transferring to a four-year math program.


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 options for the Mathematics program
At MCC, get an... Specialize in... Transfer to... To get a... Courses
Associate in Arts Mathematics for Secondary Education Emphasis to BAE at ASU Arizona State University Secondary Education (Mathematics)
(Bachelor of Arts in Education)
Associate in Arts Mathematics for Secondary Education Emphasis to BS at ASU Arizona State University Mathematics (Secondary Education)
(Bachelor of Science)
Associate in Arts Mathematics for Secondary Education Emphasis to BSEd at NAU Northern Arizona University Secondary Education - Mathematics
(Bachelor of Science in Education)

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of 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.

Secondary School Teachers




* 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

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Mathematics program is available through the Mathematics & Computer Science department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.