Graduates with degrees in mathematics or strong mathematics backgrounds are in demand in many areas of business and industry, government, research, and the teaching profession.

Employers look for general skills and abilities in these areas:
  • Problem solving
  • Logic and Analysis
  • Data interpretation
  • Estimating and predicting (Costs, Materials, Weather, etc.)
  • Formulating and applying models
  • Managing complex situations
  • Formulating effective questions
  • Working as a team member on projects
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  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Banker
  • Computer software or hardware Engineer
  • Communications Specialist
  • Economist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Instructor, Professor
  • Market Researcher and Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Statisitician
  • Systems Analyst, Consultant, or Programmer