Mathematics Mission Statement

Mathematics plays a critical role in the education of every Marshall student, serving students in each college at Marshall University. The mission of Mathematics is to:

  • Prepare students for a variety of careers in the mathematical sciences and related disciplines, including secondary education, data science, economics, and engineering.
  • Prepare students to pursue advanced degrees in mathematics, statistics, math education, and related disciplines.
  • Engage students in critical thinking and problem solving through coursework, internships, and research projects in collaboration with faculty.
  • Create a supportive, equitable environment for learning that fosters appreciation of mathematics and prepares students to contribute to the quality of life locally, nationally, and globally.
  • Contribute to the advancement of knowledge through mathematical and statistical research and through the application of mathematical and statistical techniques to other disciplines.

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Department of Mathematics & Physics

Office: Smith Hall 523

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


Phone: 304-696-6482

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