Mathematics & Statistics
A major in mathematics or statistics will allow you to:
- Develop the mental skills to create and present a logical argument.
- Creatively solve systemic problems.
- Study the beauty of nature from the formal perspective of patterns and change.
- Abstract the essence of problems from a complex background.
In a recent Forbes magazine article, mathematics was listed among the Most Valuable College Majors. NKU graduates in mathematics and statistics have gone on to become:
- High school and college mathematics teachers
- Mathematicians, scientists and engineers
- Specialists in operations research and management science
Mathematics and statistics students are eligible for several NKU scholarships. A second major in another discipline can greatly enrich a degree. The American Mathematical Society provides further information on Careers in Mathematics.