Majors and Programs

Our exemplary math and science programs will prepare you for the career of your choice, as our faculty use their expertise to train you as a computer scientist, cybersecurity and operations professional, mathematician, or  math teacher.

With Minot State’s Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Mathematics, you will have plenty of job prospects following graduation.

Our non-teaching mathematics minor and mathematics concentration are great ways to enhance your skillset and resume.

Math teachers at the secondary level are in high demand in North Dakota and across the country. When you earn our math education degree, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to be an effective educator or leader.

For students receiving an education degree in other areas, our teaching mathematics minor is a great way to expand your teaching opportunities.

Employment opportunities for computer science graduates are expected to grow faster than the average for most occupations in the next decade. When you earn our Bachelor of Science with a Major in Computer Science degree, you can specialize in five different options:

  • Preparation for graduate school
  • Software development/engineering
  • Computer security
  • Database design/administration
  • System administration & web programmer

As cybersecurity risks continue to increase, our major and minor in cybersecurity and operations will train you to combat these hazards. You will walk away from Minot State equipped with the knowledge and skills to defend computer operating systems, networks, and data from cyberattacks.

We offer a robust selection of minors and concentrations to elevate your University education, regardless of the undergraduate degree you choose to receive.


Computer Science

Minot State offers two graduate programs for practicing high school math teachers. Both programs are offered online, and both provide 18 credits of graduate mathematics, which allow you to teach dual credit math in high school. 

  • Master of Education with Secondary Mathematics Concentration
  • Graduate Certificate in Mathematics Education 

SCHOLARSHIPS! Beginning in Spring 2023, Minot State will offer automatic $1000 scholarship for K-12 educators who enroll in a graduate program full-time (9 or more credits) or a $500 scholarship for part-time (fewer than 9 credits). To qualify, you must be new graduate student enrolled in a certificate, master’s, or specialist program and currently employed at a K-12 institution from a qualifying county. Apply and become a Beaver today!

*K-12 educators include all employees who qualify for graduate admission.