If you are interested in pursuing a career in government work, industry and manufacturing, commerce, or education, you may want to pursue a degree in mathematics, multimedia technology or computer systems. Mercyhurst prides itself on providing quality curriculum to it's students; this is no different for the Department of Mathematics and Computer Systems. Interested in pursuing an advanced degree? An education in any of these degrees will prepare you for entrance into graduate school for further study.
A degree in mathematics will help you develop an appreciation for the beauty, power and usefulness of the practice. Additionally, the department offers a dual bachelor’s and master’s program in mathematics with secondary education certification for those students who wish to hone his/her pedagogical skills necessary to becoming expert teachers at the high school level.
A degree in computer systems prepares students to function effectively in technical or managerial positions in a variety of workforce sectors. Computer science students often land excellent internships, while the program also has a history of high, successful job placement rates upon graduation.
A degree from Mercyhurst prepares you for this exciting and dynamic career.
|Major(s)||Computer Systems Major|
|Multimedia Technology Major|
|Minor(s)||3D Modeling and Animation Minor|
|Computer Systems Minor|
|Web Development Minor|
Ready to begin your journey in mathematics and computer systems? Apply online today -- it's free and getting your application started takes only a few brief minutes. Interested students may also consult the course catalog for more information. As a liberal arts institution, all undergraduate students complete Mercyhurst's core curriculum.
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Systems is committed to: preparing its mathematics graduates to pursue certification in secondary mathematics education or to succeed in graduate programs in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, operations research, and related disciplines; preparing its computer systems and multimedia technology graduates for immediate employment in the technology sector or for continued graduate study in a computing-related discipline; providing Mercyhurst University students in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Forensic Science, and Public Health the mathematics education and resources they need to be successful in their chosen fields; providing Mercyhurst University students in Intelligence Studies computing education opportunities and resources related to their discipline; providing Mercyhurst University students in Graphic Design, Art, Music, and Dance computing education opportunities and resources related to their disciplines; providing all Mercyhurst students with opportunities to improve their basic mathematics and computing skills; providing all Mercyhurst students with opportunities to broaden their appreciation of mathematics and computing; contributing to the advancement of mathematics, statistics, and computer science through published research, conference presentation, and scholarly collaboration; sharing educational innovation through publication and conference presentation.
Charles RedmondPh.D. Department Chair, Professor Office: Zurn 216 Phone: 814-824-2355
Donald PlattePh.D. Professor Office: Zurn 215 Phone: (814) 82402378
Hemangini DeshmukhM.S. Instructor Office: Egan 307 Phone: (814) 824-3339
Lauren WilliamsPh.D. Assistant Professor of Mathematics Office: Main 401 Phone: 814-824-2226