CAREERS AND INTERNSHIPS
The spectrum of career opportunities for mathematics majors is quite appealing, with teaching and computer-related work being among the more popular. With a severe shortage of mathematicians in academia and in industry looming in the near future, a major in mathematics also provides a very viable entry into academic and actuarial professions and a variety of positions in industry, the computer field, and governmental service.
Approximately 50% of our Mathematics Majors have gone on to teach secondary or middle school mathematics.
Graduates of our MIS and Web Development programs are prepared for careers in small business, non-profits organizations, industry, and government agencies, to name a few. Our program will enable students to move quickly beyond entry-level positions to the more satisfying challenges of information, systems management, web development and problem-solving.
Employment of information security analysts, web developers, and computer network architects is projected to grow 22% from 2010 to 2020.* Employment for computer and information systems managers is projected to grow 18% from 2010 to 2020; growth will be driven by organizations upgrading their IT systems and switching to newer, faster, and more mobile networks*.
Physics is an integral part of preparation for a multitude of careers. While Physics is essential for other scientific disciplines such as biology, chemistry, engineering and medicine, physicists have been successful consultants to business, governments, entrepreneurs, secondary teachers, lawyers, video game designers – to name a few. In essence, training in Physics develops a skill-set that is lucrative to most available career paths.