What Can I Do With a Major in Mathematics?

Henderson State University offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with 3 degree options:  Secondary Mathematics Licensure, Pure Mathematics, and Statistics. 

Related Skills

  • Problem-solving
  • Organizational skills    
  • Numerical computation
  • Ability to analyze & interpret data      
  • Critical thinking
  • Computer literacy
  • Logical thinking
  • Team skills    
  • Efficiency
  • Systemizing skills  
  • Advanced quantitative skills      
  • Testing skills

Related Career Titles (some may require additional education or training)

  • Accountant
  • Actuary  
  • Aerospace Engineer            
  • Air Traffic Controller          
  • Applications Programmer  
  • Applied Science Technologist          
  • Artificial Intelligence            
  • Astronomer            
  • Banking/Credit/Investment Manager  
  • Biometrician/ Biostatistician            
  • Cartographer          
  • Commodity Manager          
  • Compensation/Benefits Administrator        
  • Computer Consultant          
  • Computer Engineer              
  • Computer Facilities Manager            
  • Computer Installation          
  • Computer Marketing Rep  
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Scientist
  • Computer-Aided Design Technician
  • Contract Administrator      
  • Cost Estimator/Analyst        
  • Cryptographer/Cryptologist              
  • Data Control Administrator              
  • Data Processing Manager  
  • Database Manager
  • Demographer          
  • Econometrician      
  • Economist  
  • EDP Auditor            
  • Employee Relations
  • Engineer    
  • Engineering Lab Technician
  • Environmental Technologist            
  • Estate Planner        
  • External Auditor    
  • Financial Auditor    
  • Financial Consultant            
  • Financial Manager  
  • Hydro Geologist      
  • Hydrologist              
  • Industrial/Institutional Buyer          
  • Information Scientist
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Investment Banker
  • ISO 2000 Specialist
  • Loan/Credit Officer              
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Mathematician
  • Mathematics Editor
  • Media Buyer
  • Meteorologist
  • Mortgage Researcher
  • Network Programmer
  • Numerical Analyst
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Physicist
  • Pollution Meteorologist
  • Production Manager
  • Production Support
  • Psychometrician
  • Public Health Statistician
  • Purchasing/Contract Agent
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Rate Analyst
  • Research Analyst    
  • Risk & Insurance Specialist
  • Risk Analyst            
  • Robotics Programmer          
  • Satellite Communications  
  • Software Developer            
  • Software Engineer  
  • Software Support Specialist              
  • Statistician
  • Systems Analyst      
  • Systems Engineer  
  • Systems Programmer          
  • Teacher
  • Technical Support Representative
  • Technical Writer
  • Transportation Planner
  • Treasury Management Specialist
  • Underwriter
  • Urban Planner        
  • Value Engineer
  • Weight Analyst

Career Research and Planning

Occupational Outlook Handbood:  Math

Mathematical Association of America:  Career Profiles

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS):  the largest society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and analytics.

American Statistical Association  The ASA supports excellence in the development, application, and dissemination of statistical science through meetings, publications, membership services, education, accreditation, and advocacy.

American Mathematical Association:  Career in Math

Society fo Industrial and Applied Mathematics:  View SIAM's online guide to Careers in Applied Math.

PLUS Magazine:  math journal that contains job descriptions

Career Cornestore Center: Career planning resources in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing and healthcare. 

Professional Associations Links

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics

American Mathematical Society

American Statistical Association

National Association of Mathematicians

Mathematical Association of America

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society