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Northern Vermont University will join with Castleton University and Vermont Technical College to become Vermont State University on July 1, 2023.

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Follow Your Direction with a Mathematics Degree from Northern Vermont University.

Mathematics students are excited by problem-solving, curious about a range of subjects, and interested in exploring the role of math in everyday life.

As a math student at either of our campuses, you’ll benefit from NVU’s small classes, and you’ll work closely with dedicated, supportive faculty who want to see you succeed. You will have opportunities to explore mathematics in a way that will make you stand out to potential employers when you graduate.

At Northern Vermont University, students interested in math have several options: At NVU-Johnson, you can pursue a bachelor of science, associate of science, or minor in mathematics. NVU-Lyndon students can earn a bachelor of arts or a minor in mathematics. Learn about what makes each campus program unique below.

View NVU – Lyndon Mathematics (B.A.) Degree Requirements

View NVU – Johnson Mathematics (B.S.) Degree Requirements

View NVU – Johnson Mathematics (A.S.) Degree Requirements 

Secondary Licensure

Students who earn a bachelor’s degree in mathematics are eligible to pursue endorsement for secondary education teacher licensure.

Learn more about secondary licensure in mathematics at Johnson here.  

North Sees Straight to the Problem and Gets Straight to Fixing It

As an NVU-Johnson mathematics student, you’ll be challenged by our classes and will learn how math applies to diverse subjects and careers. You’ll look at how mathematical finance and data analytics apply to business, the use of mathematical modeling in the natural and social sciences, and apply geometrical phenomena in the arts.

Whether you’ve always been fascinated by math or have just begun to explore its possibilities, our Johnson program will prepare you for your career. Our courses are academically challenging, but we provide the personal attention and instruction to help our students succeed.

Our program takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying, using, and applying mathematics, and highlights the value of math as a fundamental tool in nearly every human pursuit. Our graduates don’t only know how to solve math problems, they’re skilled in problem-solving, critical thinking, and technical communication — skills that most employers expect.

Our graduates go on to careers in finance, accounting, banking, teaching, academic research, and the arts.

North Thinks Deeper, Climbs Higher, and Expands Perspective

The Northern Vermont University-Lyndon mathematics program combines traditional mathematics instruction with the latest computer technology to help graduates stand out in the career marketplace. You’ll study formal theories, strengthen your critical-reasoning skills, and deepen your mathematical knowledge while working on a variety of projects and problems to develop broad quantitative and qualitative problem-solving skills.

Our academically rigorous curriculum, with our small classes and personal attention from faculty who want you to succeed, produce graduates employers want to hire. Ninety-one percent of our graduates go on to jobs or advanced study after graduation. And our alumni go on to rewarding careers in fields such as accounting, application development, applied mathematics, information technology, systems analysis, and other growth industries.


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“Faculty learn your name and a whole bunch of things about you, and sometimes they’re able to personalize the class for you. If you’re ahead of the curve, they can give you harder assignments.”

– Collin Safford ’19


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