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College of Education & Liberal Arts

B.S. in Applied Mathematics

A Mathematics Degree for Real-World Professionals

The amount of data across all industries is increasing exponentially. As a result, organizations need skilled analysts to interpret data so that leaders can make informed decisions that benefit clients, improve processes, and increase profit. In WilmU’s Applied Mathematics degree program, you’ll develop the advanced mathematics and technical skillsets needed to gather and analyze data to solve complex, real-world problems. A choice of two concentrations, and multiple certificates embedded into the degree, make this applied math degree a valuable credential you can customize to meet your specific career goals.

An interdisciplinary program that emphasizes application over theory

While some math degree programs dive deeply into advanced mathematics theory, WilmU’s program prepares graduates for the workforce by focusing on solid foundational skills in mathematics, statistics, analysis and communication. Integrating curriculum taught by WilmU’s Mathematics, Business, and Technology faculty—experts who apply these concepts in their own careers—this well-rounded STEM program uses project-based learning, coupled with co-ops/internships, to help students develop skills and apply their knowledge in context.

Align your degree to your career goals

Choose from two concentrations, each with multiple embedded certificates.

Choose an affordable Applied Mathematics degree with online options

WilmU's bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics features a choice of formats. The 100% online option allows you to advance your education while working full time—or learning at a distance—so you can continue to earn while you learn. There is also a face-to-face synchronous option for those who prefer face-to-face instruction.

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Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

You can use elective courses in this bachelor's degree program to complete a related Dual-Credit Certificate® while you earn your degree or accelerate into your next degree by incorporating master's level coursework — at no extra tuition cost. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

This innovative bachelor’s degree is part of a series of stackable credentials. You can apply selected courses (and their credits) in this degree program to a variety of WilmU certificate programs, allowing you to earn resume-boosting certificates and your bachelor’s degree simultaneously. In addition to the embedded certificates described above, students can earn additional certificates by strategically selecting courses and using free electives.

  The B.S. in Applied Mathematics is an F-1 STEM eligible program.

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Choose from 2 Specialized Applied Mathematics Concentrations

  • Data Visualization
  • Programming
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Finish your Applied Mathematics degree faster by transferring credits
40 courses 120 total credits

$1,257 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit undergraduate course.
Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your Applied Mathematics degree.

Career and Industry Outlook for B.S. in Applied Mathematics Graduates

Your WilmU bachelor’s in Applied Mathematics degree sets you up for a successful career supporting your community. Learn more about Career Resources.






Computer Programmers


Computer Systems Analysts


Computer and Information Research Scientists

Based on curriculum inspired by employers in the medical, manufacturing, and business sectors, the Applied Mathematics program will help students develop marketable analytical and quantitative skills through applied coursework and real-life contexts. — Dr. Diane Bansbach, Program Chair
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