Career Opportunities in Mathematical Sciences

A 2009 article in the Wall Street Journal on ranking of jobs according to five factors (environment, income, outlook, physical demands and stress) reported that the top three jobs are:

  • Mathematician
  • Actuary
  • Statistician

The undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the Department of Mathematical Sciences lay the foundations for careers in three areas as well as other areas of significant intellectual challenge and high potential for career satisfaction.   

To explore the wide range of career possibilities in the Mathematical Sciences, we suggest reviewing the resources found on the websites of some of the professional societies in these areas: