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Careers and Internships

What Careers Do Mathematics Students Pursue?

Mathematicians develop a well-rounded knowledge base and are highly successful in many careers. Here is a selection of industries and job titles past mathematics students have joined. Some of the listed career options may require additional education and/or training beyond the bachelor's degree.


  • Engineering Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Technical Writer
  • Communications Engineer
  • Fluid Dynamics Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Grant Proposal Writer
  • Product Developer
  • Market Researcher

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Computer Programmer
  • Data Processor
  • Database Manager
  • Applications Programmer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Computer Applications Engineer
  • Control Systems Engineer
  • Numerical Analyst


  • Analytical Statistician
  • Theoretical Statistician
  • Demographer
  • Quality Control Analyst
  • Econometrician
  • Psychometrician
  • Biometrician

Actuarial and Insurance

  • Actuary
  • Accountant
  • Investment Analyst
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Financial Planner


  • Ecologist
  • Biomathematician
  • Biomedical Engineer

Operations Research

  • Operations Analyst
  • Systems Engineer


  • Junior High/High School Teacher
  • Community College Instructor
  • College and University Instructor

Continuing Education

A Bachelor's degree in mathematics and/or statistics is an excellent base for students planning to pursue a master's or doctorate degree in a more specialized or technical field such as business administration, computer engineering, computer science, operations research, statistics, or economics. Additionally, mathematics or statistics is an appropriate pre-professional degree for students considering fields such as law, business, or medicine.

Department of Mathematics

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