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School of Science

Department of Mathematics

Student Resources

A Career in Mathematics: What You Can Do

Mathematics majors can work in the business and financial sector, continue with mathematics in graduate school, work in the government, and do many other things, including:

    • Law school or medical school
    • Actuarial science: “Actuaries are professionals trained in mathematics, statistics, and economic techniques that allow them to put a financial value on future events.” (from the Society of Actuaries)
    • Education
    • Computer programming and software development
    • Engineering: Many engineering problems give rise to problems in mathematics, and the mathematician on the team is responsible for finding solutions to these problems.
    • See what some of our former math majors are doing now: Alumni Career Profiles


Online Career Resources