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"What Can I Do With a Major in...Mathematics?"

Why Major in Mathematics?

The graduate with a Bachelor degree in Mathematics will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Communicate mathematical ideas clearly and coherently verbally and in writing to audiences of varying mathematical sophistication.
  • Apply content knowledge and appropriate technology to solve complex theoretical and applied mathematical problems.
  • Construct clear and concise mathematical proofs and other logical arguments.
  • Read and solve problems independently with an appropriate level of mathematical maturity.

Related Career Titles

Account Executive Product Quality Engineer
Actuarial Scientist Professor/Educator
Analyst Project Analyst
Appraiser Project Manager
Assessor Purchasing Agent
Business Analyst Quality Engineer
Contract Supply Manager Research Analyst
Economics Analyst Research Associate
Expediter Retail Buyer
Finance Associate Risk Management Analyst
Financial Analyst Sales Representative
Insurance Agent Software Engineer/Programmer
Marketing Associate Statistical Analyst
Mathematician Statistician
Merchandise Manager Systems Analyst/Programmer
Operations Research AnalystSystems Level Designer
Portfolio Accountant Teacher

Related Job Listings/Job Search Website

Regional Education Applicant & Placement Program
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secundary Education
National Teacher Recruitment Clearinghouse
Success Link
Math Jobs
Career Jet

Affiliated Organizations

Kappa Mu Epsilon (UCM)
Mathematical Association of America
Missouri State Teachers Association
Missouri National Education Association
American Society of Appraisers
International Association of Assessing Officers
American Mathematical Society
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
American Statistical Association

Four-Year Academic Plan

Mathematics Major, B.S. Degree
Mathematics Major, Accelerated B.S./M.S. Degrees


The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me?

Valery Johnson
Career Development Coordinator

Clarinda Dir
Career Development Coordinator