Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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TROY Service Centers meet the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
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Whether you are thinking about seeking a career as a Mathematician, a Mathematics Teacher, or in a related area such as Statistics, our Mathematics and Mathematics Education majors will give you a great foundation for success. Our students enjoy small class sizes taught by caring and dedicated faculty who are experts in their fields, one-on-one faculty advising, a Mathematics Club to promote professional growth and enjoyment of mathematics, a chapter of the national honorary mathematics society Pi Mu Epsilon, and opportunities to work on faculty-mentored projects and presentations.
According to Careercast.com article entitled the Best Jobs of 2015, the number one job is an Actuary. Actuaries use probability and statistics to analyze risk and commonly work for insurance companies. Careercast.com also ranked Mathematician as number 3 on their list, Statistician as number 4, and Data Scientist came in at number 6. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 2012 median salary for Actuaries is $93,680, for Mathematicians is $101,360, for Statisticians is $75,560, and for Operations Research Analysts (who are also mathematically trained) is $72,100.
The future is promising for such careers! There is an increasing demand for Actuaries, Mathematicians, Statisticians, and Market Research Analysts. In particular, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the job outlook for these careers for 2012-2022 is a 23-26% increase (much faster than average).
Employers of our graduates include Microsoft, NASA, South Central Bell, Bluebell Ice Cream, ALFA, Regions Bank, National Security Agency (NSA), CAS/Wyle Group, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Developmental Center, and AFLAC.
Those graduates pursuing graduate-level degrees have gone on to earn degrees from Auburn University, University of Alabama, North Carolina State University, Virginia Tech, and University of Houston, among others.
For students looking for a teaching career, TROY's Mathematics Education program, where students couple a math major with an Education major, continues to produce excellent and award-winning secondary education teachers. Our graduates are sought after by school districts throughout the region.
The curriculum in the Mathematics and Mathematics Education major includes theoretical and applied courses that allow students to engage in mathematics through problem-solving, critical and abstract thinking, logical reasoning communication of mathematics, computer programming experience , logical proof-writing, statistical analysis skills, and application to real-world problems. Our department also has its own computer lab. With quality instruction and opportunities for individual growth and development, students majoring in mathematics at Troy University are prepared for future careers, graduate study and life-long learning. In addition, future teachers obtain a solid foundation in teaching methods and materials, along with a mathematics faculty-monitored internship.
You will find a community of scholars in our department faculty, which includes nationally and internationally recognized experts in their fields. Our faculty includes a Fulbright Scholar, researchers with numerous scholarly publications including textbooks and research-level books, and teachers who truly dedicate themselves to the success of their students.
Over the years, our students have won numerous awards for their accomplishments while at TROY. One recent student won the prestigious SMART Scholarship, which gave support while in college and guaranteed job-placement after graduation.