Math @NCC

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A solid foundation in mathematics is critical for empowering the next generation of innovators and pioneers. A thorough comprehension of mathematical concepts and skills is a vital requirement for those seeking a mathematics degree. Students enrolled in the program will learn how mathematics and scientific principles apply to real world problems, whereby conceptual understanding is paramount and formulas manipulation is secondary.

Students majoring in mathematics will also explore computer science, calculus, physics and English for the final 12 credits. Those with a background in math and science can expect to find employment in business, industry, government, fields of research, higher education, private industry, laboratories and more. Recent surveys show those with math degrees have a strong probability of finding career success in a number of high paying fields.

Any student wishing to pursue a degree in Physics should enroll in the Mathematics degree while attending NCC.

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Degrees We Offer

  • Associate in Science | 2 years
  • This entire program can be completed at our Monroe Campus
  • This entire program can be completed at our Bethlehem Campus
Program Details view official course information in our college catalog

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Careers in Math

Northampton's program prepares graduates for immediate employment as laboratory aides or technicians, as scientific assistants, or in technical sales. Graduates of the two-year program, however, are heavily influenced to continue their studies by transferring to a four-year program. Four-year graduates who have transferred to one of NCC's partner institutions have earned degrees in fields as diverse as chemical or geological engineering, mathematics, and oceanography. Many will also find successful careers in secondary mathematics education.

Mathematicians work in the federal government and in private science and engineering research. They work on teams with engineers, scientists, and other professionals.

Math Career Paths

  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Medicine
  • Forestry Management
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Engineering
  • Statistician
  • Actuarial Science
  • Econometrics

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