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Career Paths

What Can I Do With A Major in Mathematics?

Kutztown University offers a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with certification in mathematics. The Bachelor of Science in Mathematics is for students who wish to pursue further study in mathematics or prepare for careers in mathematics or mathematically-related areas such as operations research, statistics, actuarial science, physical sciences, computer science, and others.

Below are possible career paths for students:

Accountant

Actuary

Aerospace Engineer

Airplane Pilot

Air Traffic Controller

Analyst

Applications Programmer

Appraiser

Architect

Artificial Intelligence Programmer

Astronomer

Bank Officer

Banking/Credit/Investment Manager

Biometrician/Biostatistician

Cartographer

Commodity Manager

Compensation/Benefits Administrator

Computer Consultant

Computer Engineer

Computer Facilities Manager

Computer Installation & Test

Specialist

Computer Marketing/Sales

Computer Programmer

Computer-Aided Design Technician

Consumer Loan/Credit Officer

Credit Manager

Cryptographer/Cryptologist

Data Control Administrator

Data Processing Manager

Database Manager

Demographer

Drafter

Econometrician

Economist

EDP Auditor

Educator

Electrician

Employee Relations Specialist

Engineer

Engineering Lab Technician

Environmental Technologist

Estate Planner

External Auditor

Financial Auditor

Financial Consultant

Financial Manager

Geologist

Hydrologist

Information Scientist

Inventory Control Specialist

Investment Banker

Market Research Analyst

Mathematician

Metallurgist

Meteorologist

Mortgage Researcher

Network Programmer

Nuclear Scientist

Numerical Analyst

Operations Research Analyst

Pharmacologist

Physicist

Pollution Meteorologist

Production Manager

Production Support Specialist

Psychometrician

Public Health Statistician

Purchasing/Contract Agent

Quality Assurance Analyst

Rate Analyst

Research Analyst

Risk & Insurance Specialist

Risk Analyst

Robotics Programmer

Satellite Communications Specialist

Software Development Specialist

Software Support Specialist

Statistician

Surveyor

Systems Analyst

Systems Engineer

Teacher: Math/Science/Computers

Technical Support Representative

Underwriter

Urban Planner

Value Engineer

 

 **Some careers may require further training and/or educational degree.

Some Employers of Mathematics Majors:

  • Schools 
  • Colleges/Universities 
  • Banks & Investment Firms 
  • Insurance Agencies 
  • Utility Companies 
  • State/Federal Government
  • Engineering Firms
  • Technical Journals
  • Business & Industry
  • Research & Development Firms
  • One company guarantees an interview if you can solve their problem of the month!

 

Career Websites for Mathematics Majors:

Careers in Math:

Careers in Applied Mathematics:

Library Resources about Mathematics in the Career Development Center:

  • Great Jobs for Math Majors 
  • Great Jobs for Economics Majors
  • Great Jobs for Engineering Majors 
  • 100 Jobs in Technology
  • Careers for Number Crunchers & Other Quantitative Types
  • Top Careers for Economics Majors 
  • Career Opportunities in Banking
  • Career Opportunities in Banking, Finance & Insurance

For more information on Mathematics careers, talk to your favorite math professor, or a career counselor at the Career Development Center (visit 113 Stratton Administration Center or call 610-683-4067).