Mathematics

Holy Family University is proud to offer students a highly supportive learning environment that values their personal and professional goals. Students in our Mathematics program thrive in our small yet challenging learning environment. We believe in educating beyond the classroom and providing opportunities for hands-on experience, which is a key component of your college education.

What Can You Do With This Major?
In addition to those students who go on to pursue studies in graduate programs and careers in education, many of our mathematics graduates have found careers as:
• Actuaries
• Financial Analysts
• Network Consultants
• Quality Assurance Engineers
• Financial Planners
• Pharmaceutical Statisticians
• Underwriters
• Programmer Analysts

Major Coursework
The study of mathematics helps students form systematic, orderly, and exact habits of thought. Some of the courses you will take include:
• Discrete Mathematics
• Modern Geometry
• Number Theory
• Modern Algebra
• Linear Algebra
• Probability and Statistics
• Advanced Calculus

Real-World Experience
Mathematics students can gain real-world experience through Holy Family University’s nationally recognized co-op and internship program.

Some of the companies our students have worked with include:
• Independence Blue Cross
• Keystone Aerial Surveys
• Philadelphia 76ers
• Sports Network
• Travelers Insurance

Career Success
Due to their excellent education,many of our mathematics graduates have wonderful success stories in careers that stretch the boundaries of the expected.

Here are just a few of the positions our recent graduates hold:
• NASA Engineer
• Hospital Administrator, Thomas Jefferson University Health System
• Medical Student, Hahnemann University School of Medicine
• Fellow, University of Arizona
• Fellow, University of Pittsburgh