Master mathematics with engaging, interactive classes that encourage creativity and exploration.

Studying mathematics helps you develop the analytical, critical thinking, and communication skills needed to succeed in a variety of math-focused careers. Go beyond the theory with interdisciplinary perspectives, innovative faculty-developed coursework, community service projects, and more. 

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  • Active learning classrooms capped at 25

  • Customized coursework vs. commercial textbooks

  • Internships, conferences, & community volunteering

Expert faculty help you discover the dynamic world of mathematics.

All at the Ph.D. level, Westfield State University math professors are proud of their commitment to creative classroom instruction and active learning. These pedagogies help to create an inclusive, interactive learning environment where you can develop important communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills. With a 1-to-7 faculty-to-student ratio, you’ll get the one-on-one attention and mentorship you need to thrive.

Get student support from start to finish.

Experience comprehensive support at the Center for Student Success and Engagement. Whether you’re navigating the college transition, seeking academic advice, honing study strategies, or accessing various resources, our dedicated programs are ready to assist you.     

Students who pursue a math major, a math minor, or a master’s in mathematics also have drop-in access to the Math Tutoring Center, where you can get one-on-one assistance with your coursework. 

Not your standard classroom experience.

Our energetic and dedicated faculty are passionate about providing creative classroom instruction and active learning. You’ll master complex mathematical concepts through alternative educational experiences like portfolio creation, cooperative learning, guided discovery and problem solving, interdisciplinary perspectives, innovative faculty-developed coursework, community service, and more.

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Please reach out with any questions you have about the Mathematics Department, or visit the Mathematics Department on campus. We are happy to connect with you one-on-one.

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Jesse Johnson
Chair – Mathematics Department 
Wilson Hall 328D

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Mathematics Department