Professional & Career Resources

Information about Careers for Mathematical Sciences Graduate Students

Employment for mathematicians is expected to grow much faster than the average compared to all other occupations for the 2008-2018 decade, however, keen competition for jobs is expected. Employment of mathematicians is projected to increase by 22% partly due to advancement in technology. (2010-2011 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Education - Where will your degree take you?

Bachelor Degree

Masters Degree

Doctoral Degree (PhD)

Entry level positions in the actuarial field, with the federal government, financial institutions, industry, primary and secondary school math teachers, preparation for actuarial exams, preparation for admission to professional schools such as medicine, dentistry, veterinary, law

Positions in industry, government, and non-profits related to applied research and development and teachers at high school and community colleges

Positions in basic and independent research in universities and government, university faculty, and advancement to managerial positions

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