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Major in Mathematics

Whether you plan on entering a career in business, government, or education a degree in mathematics will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed. Mathematicians are in high demand for many of the most rewarding jobs. Industries often hire mathematicians for their abilities to think logically, solve problems, adapt and learn. Several top paying jobs in business can be obtained with a degree in mathematics. The largest single employer of mathematicians in the world is the United States government. In particular, the National Security Agency relies heavily on mathematicians to keep the nation secure.

The following occupations represent some career opportunities available. Some will require additional education. For additional information, please contact Student Advisement and Career Planning. You may also want to view the degree plans for Mathematics and Mathematics with Teacher Licensure.


Career OpportunitiesAdditional Resources
Actuarial Science
Cost Analyst
Data Analyst
Market and Survey Research Specialist
Operations Research Analyst
Quality Engineer
Teacher - Middle Level and Secondary
Insurance Underwriter
Federal Government
UA Fort Smith College of Science, technology, Engineering and Mathematics: Mathematics Department
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