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Careers in Math

Considering a career in math? Good idea! With a mastery of mathematical skills, you can pursue many different careers. Talk to a mathematics faculty member or an advisor to discuss your options today.

Answer the age-old question, "When Will I Use Math?". You just may discover some surprising answers.

Many careers in math require a bachelor's degree. Consider contacting the college or university you'd like to attend to discuss their math program requirements. Some local area colleges and universities with undergraduate math programs include:

Love math, but you're still undecided on a career direction?

Here's just a few math-related careers to consider.

People in math careers

Accountants
Actuaries
Computer programmers
Cryptographers (Coders)
Data analysts
Financial and investment analysts
High school teachers/college instructors
Industrial/applied mathematicians
Operations researchers
Production managers
Quality control engineers
Risk managers
Statisticians
Textbook editors

People in careers that use math

Architects
Bankers
Casino managers
Contractors
Doctors
Engineers
Investigators
Meteorologists
Music producers
Nurses
Pathologists
Pharmacists
Real estate agents
Surveyors

Need more information on math careers?
Check out these resources and start planning your successful future in math.

American Mathematical Society www.ams.org/home/page
Learn about research mathematicians and what they do.

American Statistical Association www.amstat.org
Learn about careers in statistics.

Be an Actuary www.beanactuary.org
Find out what an actuary does.

Chronicle of Higher Education chronicle.com/section/Home/5
Job resources for careers in higher education.

Mathematical Association of America www.maa.org
An organization for people who love the mathematical sciences.

National Council for Teachers of Mathematics www.nctm.org
Provides math resources and professional development for math teachers at all levels.

Society of Actuaries www.soa.org
Learn what it takes to be an actuary.

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics www.siam.org
Learn about careers in applied math.