General Mathematics

The Pathway to Graduate School

Do you see yourself enrolled in graduate school? Or would you like a career in mathematics but are undecided about your post-graduation plans? The broad curriculum of the general mathematics program will prepare you for a graduate program, exposing you to a wide array of mathematical areas and helping you to develop a focus for your studies. An advanced degree is not only a requirement for a career in research or postsecondary teaching, but is also a necessity for many positions suited for math majors. 

The following careers usually require a graduate degree:

  • Biostatistician
  • Computer Scientist
  • Climatologist
  • Cryptanalyst
  • Geographer
  • Hydrologist
  • Mathematical Biophysicist
  • Mathematical Physicist
  • Mathematician
  • National Security Analyst
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Psychometrician
  • Quantitative Financial Market Analyst
  • Statistician