What can I do with my MATHEMATICS degree?
Employers of Mathematics Majors
Industry: Aerospace, Communications, Machinery, Electrical Equipment, Pharmaceuticals
Consulting Firms: Large CPA Firms, Independent Firms
Government: Federal Agencies including: Defense, Labor, Justice, Agriculture, Health & Human Services, Transportation, Commerce, Treasury, NASA and Library of Congress
Research: Industry and Government
Computers: Hardware & Software Firms
Data Processing & Information Systems: Service Companies, Manufacturing Firms,
Government Agencies, Banking, Insurance, Real Estate, Wholesale & Retail Trade
Training & Teaching: Schools, Colleges & Universities, Computer Camps,
Specialized Training Organizations, Educational Book Publishers, Market Research Firms, Consumer Goods Manufacturing Firms, Brokerage Firms, Banks, Insurance Companies
Related Occupations for Mathematics Majors
Some of these occupations may require additional education at Graduate or Professional schools. For information on qualifications and career specifics consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other career resources. Also, take advantage of career counseling offered by the Center for Student Excellence.
|Banking/Credit Manager||Market Research Analyst|
|Commodity Manager Consultant||Mathematician|
|Consumer Loan/Credit Officer||Mortgage Researcher|
|Contract Administrator||Numerical Analyst|
|Cost Estimator/Analyst||Production Manager|
|Data Control Administrator||Public Health Statistician|
|Database Manager||Purchasing Agent|
|Econometrician||Risk & Insurance Specialist|
|EDP Auditor||Software Support Specialist|
|Financial Auditor||Treasury Management Specialist|
|Financial Consultant||Urban Planner|
|Inventory Control Specialist||Weight Analyst|
Preparing for a Job in a Mathematics Related Occupation
- Develop strong computer skills and in addition to math skills.
- Consider: the greatest demand is for applied mathematics with developed skills in computer science, electronics design and theory, statistics and probability.
- Consider taking courses in Business
- Become familiar with government hiring procedures.
- Develop research skills.
- Acquire experience through experimental education programs such as co-op or internship.
- Consider obtaining certification to teach.
- Get involved with campus or community organizations and assume leadership in treasurer positions.
- Become a member of an investment club if interested in pursuing an occupation in the securities arena.
- Volunteer for tutoring.
- Work as a cashier/teller.
|Program Overview||Contact Information|
|Mathematics||Department of Mathematics|
|College of Science and Technology|
|On Campus: Fayard Hall, Room 308|
|Telephone:985-549 - 2175|
|Links for Mathematics Majors|