About the Math at Marshall

Mathematics offerings at Marshall University include programs of study leading to Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees. Mathematics degree programs prepare students for careers in the mathematical sciences and related disciplines.

Graduates of our mathematics programs have had successful careers in government and industry. Our graduates have also earned advanced degrees in mathematics, engineering, and economics. Our degree programs may also be used to prepare for secondary mathematics certification and for professions such as law or medicine. Read our complete mission statement mathematics mission statement.

Mathematics has a dynamic and engaged faculty who focus both on excellent teaching and on many areas of mathematical research. Marshall mathematics faculty have been recognized with numerous awards for their teaching, research, and service.

We also host the nation’s only publicly accessible Differential Analyzer Laboratory.

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Passing of Dr. Ralph Oberste-Vorth, Chair of the Mathematics Department, 2002 – 2011


AfterMath Lecture honoring Dr. Bonita Lawrence
Please join us on April 19, 2023 at 4pm in Smith Hall, Room 154 to honor and celebrate Dr. Lawrence in preparation for her retirement at the completion of the 2022-2023 academic year.

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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Mathematics offers three undergraduate majors leading to a Bachelor of Science degree; Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics. In addition we offer an undergraduate Area of Emphasis in Statistics and an undergraduate Minor in Mathematics.

Complete information for Mathematics Undergraduate Degree program.

Graduate Degree Programs

Mathematics offers a Master of Arts in Mathematics degree. This two-year degree program is designed to prepare students for professions in industry, government agencies, and business; or further graduate study at the doctoral level and teaching positions at the secondary or two year college level. We also offer a graduate Area of Emphasis in Statistics and a graduate Minor in Mathematics.

Complete information for Mathematics Graduate Degree programs.

Contact Us

Department of Mathematics & Physics

Office: Smith Hall 523

Office Hours: Mon – Fri, 8:00am – 4:30pm

Email: math-physics@marshall.edu

Phone: 304-696-6482

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