Welcome to the Department of
Mathematics and Statistics!


Join our Faculty!
Candidates should have experience teaching mathematics education courses and a background of research in mathematics education.


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers quality education in mathematics and statistics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our faculty have a strong reputation in scholarship and community service and are dedicated to excellence in teaching and research.  The primary goal of our programs is to give students the mathematical and statistical knowledge and understanding necessary to pursue graduate studies or for successful careers in industry, business, government, education, etc.  By studying mathematics and/or statistics, you develop and strengthen superior analytical skills and problem-solving abilities that are valued by all employers.

Two of our mathematics courses, College Algebra and Quantitative Mathematical Reasoning, are important parts of the UA Little Rock core helping students acquire the basic core mathematical skills along with the critical thinking required in all majors.

We offer

  • four undergraduate programs that will prepare students for careers in industry, public service, and education as well as for M.S. and Ph.D. programs.
  • two minors that stress the use and application of analytical skills, critical thinking, and breaking down problems into workable parts.
  • a Graduate Certificate in Statistics and M.S. in the Mathematical Sciences with early entry options available for undergraduate students.
  • a Ph.D. in collaboration with other applied sciences.

Recent graduates have found jobs all over the state and the nation in the education field, health care sector, and private industry as teachers, statisticians, actuaries, mathematicians, and more.

Please continue to explore our website for more information on all of these programs.

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