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Career Paths

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When you choose to pursue a degree in Mathematics at Mount Saint Mary’s University, you’re doing much more than mastering the liberal arts’ scientific discipline. Not surprisingly, mathematics degree graduates from the Mount find themselves in high demand in the professional marketplace, across a wide range of work categories. 

We’ve assembled a number on this page for your consideration. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact your Admission counselor.

Take your future to the next level with a degree in Mathematics from the Mount.

Top Twelve Jobs Based on Income, Work Environment, Stress and Hiring Outlook

1.  Mathematician
2.  University Professor (Tenured)
3.  Statistician
4.  Actuary
5.  Audiologist
6.  Dental Hygienist

7.  Software Engineer
8.  Computer Systems Analyst
9.  Occupational Therapist
10.  Speech Pathologist
11.  Dietician
12.  Biomedical Engineer

Opportunities for Math Majors

With Sample Job Titles and Sample Prospective Employers

Academia and Teaching

  • Teacher K-12
  • Professor of Mathematics
  • Research Associate (e.g. Marine)

Actuarial Science and Accounting

  • Employee Benefits Consultant (Plante & Moran, PLLC)
  • Project Manager (International Accounting Standards Board)
  • Actuarial Analyst (Insurance Company)
  • Senior Budget Analyst (Department of the Navy)
  • Accounting Supervisor (Credit Union)
  • Tax Consultant

Business Management

  • Marketing Manager
  • Quality Control Manager (Biles and Associates)
  • Senior Analyst (Airlines)
  • Financial Officer (Optimal Solutions)
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Contract Specialist
  • Relations Manager
  • Economics Analyst


  • Systems Engineer (AT&T Bell Laboratories)
  • Research Associate (Eastman Kodak Company)
  • Aerospace Mathematician (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
  • Transportation Engineer (Department of Transportation)
  • Senior Physics Engineer (Raytheon)
  • Product Quality Engineer (Boeing)

Statistician (The Gallup Association)

Investment Analysis

  • Senior Commercial Analyst (The Americas Marathon Oil Company)
  • Assistant Vice President (Equifax)
  • Risk Analyst (American Express)
  • Financial Analyst
  • Risk Management Analyst
  • Stock and Bond Analyst

Medicine and Life Sciences

  • Biostatistician (Hoffman La Roche Pharmaceutical Inc.)
  • Associate Scientist (Proctor and Gamble)
  • Doctor
  • Epidemiologist (Center for Disease Control)
  • Pharmacist
  • Veterinarian


  • For a more detailed list of computing careers, please visit the Careers and Opportunities page under our Computer Science Minor program site. 

Government and Public Service

  • Consultant
  • Program Manager
  • Mathematician
  • Mathematical Statistician (U.S. Environmental Protection Laboratory)
  • Agricultural Economist (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
  • NASA Astronaut

Law, and Many Others!

References: MAA Career Profiles and News, Career Cast.