Careers in mathematics. All great careers available out there for a math major

“Can what exciting career in mathematics I with a math degree?” My students ask me this question again

In short, the answer is everything! Yes, you do not know yet, but with a hard-won major in mathematics, the sky is the limit

Many students who major in mathematics don’t worry usually on what they will do with that, until it is time to get their degree.

Usually, students get an important math because they like problem solving.

As a math major, I can testify that because I derive much satisfaction in the resolution of the problems of mathematics. I also teach.

Speaking of education, there is a common misunderstanding that a major in mathematics is of no use, unless you plan to teach mathematics.

Of course teaching is a good solution because you will work you know very well, but no major math will be stuck with education as the only job

The objective of this section of my site is to show you that, once you have a major math your possibilities are endless.

The reason is because many places hire you just because you have a math major.

Get a major math is not easy at all, it you look smart in the eyes of potential employers

Therefore, they think that if you can do math, you can probably do anything that they start

Therefore, if you have thought about changing your major because you have heard from friends that a major math is irrelevant and unnecessary, think again

After my degree, I got interviews with analog devices, insurance companies, Bank of America, even in market research and business programming.

The following list gives some the title of the position held by graduate of Mathematics:

Click on them to learn how you can become a

Professor of mathematics

Professor of mathematics



Math Editor


Operations research analyst

Careers where a solid knowledge of mathematics is important

Electrical engineer

Computer software engineer

Computer programmer


Careers where your mathematical knowledge will come in handy

Financial analyst

Purchase/Manager Agent

Retail purchaser


Market research analyst

Careers in mathematics are not limited to the above, but it gives you an idea of the many possibilities offered by a math major.

My goal is to help explore your possibilities. After that, we hope, you will change your major.

And if ever planned to major in mathematics, I hope I can inspire you to get a degree in mathematics

Nobody said that it would be easy. However, if you get there with this major, you can probably write your own tickets for many jobs.

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