The Department of Mathematics offers degree programs which prepare students for careers in the mathematical sciences and related disciplines. Graduates of the program have had successful careers in government and industry and have earned advanced degrees in mathematics and in related areas such as engineering and economics. The program may also be used to prepare for secondary mathematics certification and for professional programs such as law and medicine.

Professor Judith Silver gave the inaugural AfterMath Lecture, entitled "An Accidental Professor", on May 7, 2014.