Mathematics

Career Opportunities

Mathematics is the foundation upon which many other academic disciplines are built. Mathematics is used extensively in physics, statistics, engineering, and operations research. Many other fields, such as, chemistry, business and industrial management, economics, finance, geology, life sciences, and behavioral sciences are also dependent on mathematics. Some professionals, including statisticians and operations research analysts, are specialists in a particular branch of mathematics. Some pursue a graduate degree in mathematics to prepare themselves for research in the field of mathematics.