Mathematics Programs

Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Department

Mathematics is a fascinating and exciting  field preparing its graduates for a wide range of careers. Math majors develop many skills including the ability to formulate and solve problems, logical and critical thinking, numerical computation, and quantitative skills. These skills are crucial in many fields. Career opportunities include working as a Mathematician, Computer Scientist, Statistician, Economist, Actuary, Cryptologist, Biostatistician, and College Professor. The department offers three concentrations within the B.A. in Mathematics: Computer ScienceActuarial Science, and Financial Mathematics. Also available is the five year Quest program (Elementary and Secondary education), preparing students to become teachers.


Why major in Mathematics? WeUseMath

The following websites provide a great deal of information about mathematics and  more career options in the field:

Math Careers (MAA)

Math Careers (AMS)

Math Careers (SIAM)


Laila Khreisat, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Tel: 973-443-8680
Fax: 973-443-8683

Department of Mathematics Computer Science and Physics
Fairleigh Dickinson University
285 Madison Ave - M-ZN2-02
Madison, NJ 07940

Office Location
ZEN 250, Room 257

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