Program Facts

  • GU Mathematics Facts

    • Gannon mathematics students gain leadership and professional experience through involvement in the Mathematical Association of America, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Association for Women in Mathematics and volunteer work with the MATHCOUNTS competition.
    • Gannon students have participated in undergraduate research at programs sponsored by the National Science Foundation and have competed in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling and the William Lowell Putnam Competition.
    • Approximately half of Gannon’s mathematics graduates go on to graduate school immediately. Recent alumni have continued their studies at schools such as the University of Michigan, Ohio State University and West Virginia University.
    • Over the last ten years, more than 80 percent of Gannon math graduates have either gone on to graduate or professional schools or found employment within mathematics.

    Major Facts

    • Depending on career choice, the average annual salary of someone with a mathematics degree can range from $40,000 to $90,000.

    About the Program

    • The Department of Mathematics is in the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences.
    • Students have the opportunity to tutor fellow undergraduates in the Mathematics Center.
    • Because of the other degrees offered at Gannon, mathematics majors have the opportunity to concentrate in areas such as biology, chemistry, computer science, mechanical/electrical/software engineering, criminal justice and political science.
    • Gannon mathematics professors regularly attend conferences of the Mathematical Association of America, American Mathematical Society and the International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics. They have published in journals such as Convergence, Discrete Mathematics, the Journal of Algebra, the Journal of Combinatorial Theory and Transactions of the American Mathematical Society.