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Mathematics Degree at SNU

No one will prepare you for after graduation like SNU. Considering going the graduate school route? 100% of SNU grads who applied for graduate school in mathematics were not only accepted—they were offered teaching assistantships that paid ALL tuition and fees. And provided living allowance. Or Maybe you would like to teach at the secondary level? 100% of our graduates desiring to teach passed all certification exams and were offered full-time positions for the first year following graduation. For 22 straight years. Try to find another university with that record. Maybe you have plans to get a career right after graduation. SNU mathematics graduates get great jobs using their knowledge of mathematics.

Mathematics Careers

When you graduate with your degree in mathematics from SNU, you’ll have the preparation you need for a successful career in many professions such as:

  • Math Teacher
  • Statistician
  • Mathematician
  • Programmer

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Study Mathematics at Southern Nazarene University, Bethany Oklahoma

The Program

  • Includes a broad range of mathematical internships to fit individual student interests
  • Is the only private university in Oklahoma that is part of the NASA-Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium, giving students the opportunity to visit NASA facilities around the country and even join internships with NASA

The Professors

  • Research specialties in abstract algebra, combinatorics, linear algebra, and game theory
  • Faculty research mentors in the SNU Summer Research Experience
  • Include a professor who served as chair of an invited lecture committee for the Oklahoma-Arkansas Section of the Mathematical Association of America
  • Include a professor who was selected as a Mathematical Association of America Project NExT Fellow

The Preparation

  • 100% of SNU grads who applied for graduate school in mathematics were not only accepted, they were offered teaching assistantships that paid ALL tuition fees
  • 100% of our graduates desiring to teach passed all certification exams and were offered full-time positions for the first year following graduation—for 22 straight years
  • Additional graduates work in a variety of fields from actuarial consulting companies to Southwest Airlines to Chesapeake Energy

Alumni Spotlight

Sarah Struck
Sarah Struck, Mathematics Alumni from Southern Nazarene University, Bethany Oklahoma
Currently: Reservoir Engineering Tech II at Chesapeake Energy

Responsibilities: Struck uses historical data on a number of factors to forecast what an oil well is worth. Her team’s evaluations are used by the company in decisions on buying and selling oil wells.

Achievements: In her 5 years at Chesapeake she has already received two promotions.

In Her Words: “My parents encouraged me to dream and made it possible to go to SNU. At SNU I was surrounded by faculty and staff who encouraged me to work hard and cared about my personal well-being.”



Our Nazarene Heritage
Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for service to God and their fellow man. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage