A Houghton degree in mathematics can open doors to a variety of careers.
According to the National Bureau of Labor Statistics projections for 2016-2026, careers in the mathematical sciences are projected to grow at four times the rate of the overall job market. Of graduates from 2000-2009 who responded to a survey, more than 90 percent reported being employed or attending graduate school within one year of graduation.
What they’re doing
- Actuarial science
- Analyst at the Department of Defense
- College professor
- High school teacher
- Systems engineer
Grad Schools Attended
- Asbury Theological Seminary
- Bloomsburg University
- Boston University
- Bryn Mawr College
- Canisius College
- Des Moines University
- Indiana Wesleyan University
- Penn State
- Rochester Institute of Technology
- South Dakota State University
- State University of NY graduate schools
- University of Idaho
- University of Kansas
- University of Maine
- University of Michigan Law School
- University of North Carolina
- University of Rochester
- Virginia Commonwealth University
- Washington State University
100 percent of mathematics majors responding to a recent survey reported being employed or in graduate school.
For more information about the variety of career options for math majors, you can explore the following links:
MAA Career Profiles and AMS Early Career Profiles are two sites by mathematical organizations with career profiles of people who majored in math.