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Mathematics Careers

Mathematics is a growing and diverse field.  According to the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), one of the many benefits of studying mathematics is the wide-range of career options it offers.  In fact, the MAA indicates that a 2009 study shows that the top three best jobs in terms of income and other factors were careers related to the field of mathematics, and another survey indicates that mathematics is the common element among the top 15 highest-earning college degree programs.

As a mathematics major at Mount Union, you will develop the ability to think critically and use mathematical reasoning in everyday life.  You’ll solve problems, engage in research and benefit from opportunities to present your work, all while learning the skills necessary for success in a number of career fields including:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Finance
  • Computer Science
  • Teaching
  • Operations Research
  • Biomathematics
  • Cryptography