Science: Mathematics Specialization

Did you know that a degree in math leads to many exciting careers in areas such as actuarial science, chemistry, computer science, cryptography, economics, finance, forensic science, scientific research, or physics? An associate’s degree in mathematics from Virginia Western Community College prepares you to pursue a bachelor’s degree from a four-year school majoring in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics. This program’s versatility makes it a suitable foundation for students pursing bachelor’s degrees in physics, chemistry, engineering, or computer science. Our students have successfully transferred to schools such as Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, Radford University, George Mason University, and James Madison University.

This is an Associates of Science Degree that is intended for transfer. Local Job Opportunities listed are for applicants who have successfully transferred and completed a Bachelor’s or Graduate degree.

Transfer Agreements

Students that graduate from Virginia Western with an associate degree and a minimum grade point average may obtain GUARANTEED admission to more than 30 of the commonwealth’s colleges and universities. Please see this list for copies of the current agreements. Virginia Western also has its own agreements with several colleges and universities that can be found on our Transfer Agreements page.

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Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 60 Hours
Time: 2 Years

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change


The cost of attendance is an estimate of the costs a student may have while at Virginia Western.

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Fax: 540-857-6022

Mailing address:
School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
3080 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015


Bryan Snare, M.A.
Instructor, Mathematics

B.S. – University of Virginia at Wise
M.A. – Appalachian State University