Careers in Mathematics and Computer Sciences

Careers in Mathematics

Many math majors seek further study, eventually earning Master’s and Doctoral degrees. Students who seek employment immediately after receiving a Bachelor’s degree may obtain employment in government. The Department of Defense is the biggest employer. Students with a Bachelor’s degree may also pursue any of a variety of mathematics-related careers in business and industry. Some examples are listed below.

  • Actuary
  • Statistician
  • Computer programmer
  • Systems analyst
  • Computer scientist
  • Database administrator
  • Computer software engineer
  • Operations research analyst
  • Financial consultant
  • Mathematics Teacher (with secondary certification)
  • Engineer (applied mathematics program)