Due to the ever-increasing influence of technology, the study of mathematics is crucial, not only for logical thinking, but also for the preparation for any technical vocation. In addition, Mathematics is a vital part of any well-rounded, liberal arts education.

The mathematics degree from our Christian university in California features coursework designed to provide a strong foundational core curriculum for the student interested in pursuing graduate study and to offer students the opportunity for preparation in fields relating to applied mathematics, such as statistics and teaching. The Mathematics Department provides a strong and thorough offering in Mathematics as a part of God's creation in a concentrated effort to integrate faith and learning. A minor in Mathematics is available to students from all departments and can be pursued in conjunction with every other major on campus.

Tuition Information

Finding a college that provides an affordable Christ-focused education can be a challenge. Fortunately, that’s exactly what The Master’s University is committed to providing. We keep costs down however we can, so you can reach your potential without suffering financial hardship. Our Mathematics courses are competitively priced, especially when compared to other private colleges. That means you have one less thing to worry about when starting your career.


The cost of the Mathematics degree is itemized as follows:


12 to 18 units, per semester


Less than 12 units, per unit


More than 18 units, per unit


Summer or Winter Session, per unit


Audit, per unit


Transfer Information

If you have already received college credits from another institution and would like to enroll at The Master’s University, there is a path forward. Students who are transferring credits over to the Mathematics program should be aware of certain factors that go into our transfer policy. These include standing with a previous institution, GPA, amount of credits being transferred, types of courses and previous college accreditation. Learn more about transferring on our Transfer Policy page.

Financial Aid

Students at The Master’s University have financial aid options to make their education more attainable. Students may apply for gift aid and self-help aid. When a student receives gift aid, they are not required to repay that amount. Self-help aid is another type of assistance that can benefit Mathematics students. Those who receive self-help aid can repay the amount through work-study programs and loans. See more information on this topic on our Financial Aid page.

Career Paths

Graduates with Mathematics degrees can enter the following career areas:

  • Computer Science
  • Biomathematics
  • Finance
  • Market Research Analysis
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology

Career Opportunities

The Christian education you receive while pursuing the top mathematics degree California has to offer - here at The Master's University - will provide the first step for careers in:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Financial Analysis
  • Information Systems
  • Market Analysis
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Operations Research Analysis
  • Statistics

Credit by Examination

The Department of Mathematics will grant credit by examination on the following conditions only: course credit and semester hour credit are granted for MA121 Calculus I or MA122 Calculus II when the student submits proof of an earned minimum test score of 3 on the appropriate AB/BC Advanced Placement Calculus Examinations of The College Board or with a score of 50 or above on either of the respective College Level Examination Program tests. The department reserves the right to interview and/or retest students before granting credit by examination.

California Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics

Students interested in obtaining a California Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics should contact both the Mathematics and Teacher Education Departments' advisors about specific requirements for this credential.

Comprehensive Examination

Students graduating with a degree in Mathematics will be required to take a comprehensive discipline-specific examination in their senior year prior to graduation.