Mathematics & Statistics

Math and statistics are growth areas in today's economy. New disciplines such as data science are seeing huge growth in employment opportunities, while jobs in actuarial science, statistics, and applied mathematics continue to be abundant and are consistently ranked in the top five in career surveys.

The BGSU Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers undergraduate degrees in data scienceactuarial sciencemathematicsapplied mathematics, and statistics, and minors in mathematics and statistics. Students in these programs are eligible for a number of scholarships. The department offers master’s programs in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, and applied statistics, and PhD degrees in mathematics and statistics. A high percentage of our graduate students receive assistantships each year. Together with the College of Education, we run the largest secondary mathematics education program in Ohio. The department has an active Actuarial Science Society, a new data science team, and also an active Putnam competition team. Class sizes are consistently under 30 students and even smaller at the upper level. 

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Employment Opportunities

Seeking strong applicant for one or more part-time teaching assignments...

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Dept. of Math/Statistics Secretarial Staff 

Amber Snyder, Carol Nungester, Anna Kelling


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News and Stories

BGSU Professor Jim Albert discusses the statistical study of last year's record number of home runs in MLB

13 ABC Interview with BGSU Professor Dr. James Albert. 

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Due to the recent press, her publication Measuring and testing dependence by correlation of distances (2007) is now the top download in the Annals of Statistics. A related publication co-authored by her Brownian distance covariance (2009) is the top download in the Annals of Applied Statistics. These are among the most prestigious journals in statistics.

CONGRATULATIONS Dr. Maria Rizzo BGSU, PH. D in Statistics

Tenure, Promotion Granted by Trustees

Tenure, Promotion Granted by Trustees

Dr. Kimberly Rogers, Dr. Daria Filippova and Sandra Zirkes                                                 Read More



CONGRATULATIONS Dimitrios Papathanasiou

CONGRATULATIONS Dimitrios Papathanasiou

Dimitrios Papathanasiou, a May 2017 graduate of our PhD program in Mathematics, was awarded the 2018 Graduate College Distinguished Dissertation Award. Dr. Juan Bes was his Dissertation Advisor.

The Committee found his dissertation, "Hypercyclic Algebras and Affine Dynamics", to be an outstanding and sophisticated example of scholarly research. His dissertation will be submitted to the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) Distinguished Dissertation Award competition as the nominee for Bowling Green State University in their Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering category.

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