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Mathematics

Career opportunities in mathematics are in four different areas: working in the actuarial or financial services sectors; applying mathematics in business, government or industry; doing research and teaching mathematics at a university; and teaching mathematics in a college or secondary school. Math graduates work as analysts, consultants or programmers for businesses; as financial, numerical or systems analysts for financial or high-tech companies; as actuaries for insurance and mutual fund companies; as consultants, cryptologists, mathematicians or statisticians for the government; or as mathematicians in research labs. Below are sample occupations. For more information about what you can do with a Mathematics major, visit the Career Services office, SVC 2088.

Related Career Titles:

Actuary
Budget Analyst
Cryptanalyst
Data Analyst
Economics Analyst
Financial Analyst
Personal Financial Advisor
Operations Research Analyst
Market Research Analyst
Math Teacher 6-8
Math Teacher 9-12

Positions with Advanced Degrees:

Mathematician
Post Secondary Math Teacher

Related Mathematics Links:

American Mathematical Society
Association for Women in Mathematics
Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Mathematical Association of America
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Where else can I find information?

USF Mathematics Department
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*Net Online