Thank you for your interest in the Department of Mathematics and
Computer Science at St. John’s University.
Consider this your gateway to an exciting future. Mathematics
touches every aspect of our lives — business, education,
engineering, the environment, politics and the sciences. A
mathematics degree from St. John’s will give you the knowledge and
skills for a growing number of careers in today’s demanding
Of course, math offers you much more than rewarding career
possibilities. Our department is part of St. John’s College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences — the University’s oldest division. This
is where students gain the broad knowledge and skills expected of
all educated professionals. Math plays a vital role in every
discipline, including music (timing, rhythm), art (perspective,
dimension) and English literature (patterns of rhyme). In a sense,
everyone is a mathematician.
We invite you to learn more about the advantages of pursuing
your degree in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
at St. John’s. Please let us know if we can assist you in any way.
With all good wishes for your success,
Charles Traina, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Mathematics and Computer Science