Computational Mathematics Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Science in
Computational Mathematics

Offering Data Science or Engineering Application tracks, this program develops analytical and problem-solving skills in computing, mathematics, statistics and science.

The Bachelor of Science in Computational Mathematics, available at Embry-Riddle's Daytona Beach Campus, provides a solid foundation in the application of mathematics across disciplines that require quantitative analysis. This program, housed in the College of Arts & Sciences, develops strong analytical and problem-solving skills related to computing, mathematics, statistics, and basic science.

All majors in the Computational Mathematics program, regardless of track, are encouraged to engage in industrial research opportunities under the guidance of faculty members. Students enrolled in this interdisciplinary major select the Data Science Track or the Engineering Application Track.

Data Science Track 

  • Designed for students interested in developing expertise in this significant growth area.
  • Uses interdisciplinary methods to extract knowledge from large quantities of data.
  • Employs techniques drawn from mathematics, statistics and computer sciences.
  • Provides students with a strong background in creating data insights to solve real-world problems.
  • Lays the foundations for continued growth with a Master’s Degree in Data Science.
  • Graduates with data science skills are in high demand for employment. 

Engineering Applications Track 

  • Designed for students interested in a variety of computational-intensive project-based classes.
  • Appeals to students who double major in computational mathematics and an engineering or physics program.
  • Assures that graduates are very competitive on the job market.
  • Provides interdisciplinary knowledge in fundamental mathematical sciences.
  • Introduces concepts and techniques of computation, optimal decision-making, high-performance computing and statistical inference. 


About Computational Mathematics at the Daytona Beach, FL Campus

Why pursue a degree in Computational Mathematics?

The Computational Mathematics degree, housed in the Department of Mathematics, prepares students for applied mathematics careers that require highly developed critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

What does computational mathematics coursework include?

This program emphasizes the use of computers as tools to solve mathematically modeled real-world and data-enabled problems. This program also features project-based learning as students work on real-world problems provided directly by business and industry. This experience provides students with many opportunities for internships and undergraduate research, which further bolster employment prospects.

The Data Science Track offers excellent preparation for Embry-Riddle's Master's Degree in Data Science.

What careers are available to computational mathematicians?

Because of the emphasis on applied mathematics, computing tools and data-driven applications, students secure entry-level positions in a wide variety of industries.

Industries hiring computational mathematicians include:

  • Aerospace
  • Engineering
  • Business Finance
  • Data Analytics
  • Systems Analysis
  • Healthcare
  • And more

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall employment of mathematicians and statisticians is projected to grow 31 percent by 3021, much faster than the average for all occupations. A B.S. in Computational Mathematics helps graduates stand out to employers in a variety of diverse industries.

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