As a person who enjoys patterns, problems, numbers, stats or data, you likely standout among your friends and classmates. Many people shy away from numbers. You understand them. This quality is not only special, it will lead you to a fulfilling, lucrative career path. Just like your classmates seek you out to do the calculations on a group project, employers will seek you out to fill critical roles in finance, research, technology and more. You have a gift. At Queens, we will help you nurture that gift to prepare you for boundless career options. We will round out your education with a solid liberal arts background teaching you to think critically and communicate - skills employers value. In addition, you will have the flexibility to design your curriculum according to what is most suitable for your future plans. You will receive an individualized education because of intimate class sizes and committed faculty. From complex financial derivatives to quantum mechanics, Queens will hone your skills and challenge your analytical mind.
Do the Math
- We're Number 1...2, 3 and 4
According to JobsRated.com, mathematician is the best job of 2014 because it is diverse, rewarding and among the most well-compensated. Next on the list are university professor at 2, statistician at 3 and actuary at 4 - all careers that a math major can pursue.
- Join the Set
At Queens, we have more than 60 clubs and organizations on campus. As a math major you will have opportunities to join societies such as the American Mathematical Society, Mathematical Association of America and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
You will have opportunities to intern at various sites. Students have interned with schools, research projects, brokerage houses, banks, religious institutions and hospitals. More specifically, recent majors have held internships at Grand Slam and Duke Energy.
When You Graduate
As a math major, you can go on to careers in actuarial science, computer science, operations research, biomathematics, cryptology, finance and a variety of other fields.
Additionally, some of our graduates have pursued advanced degrees at institutions such as Appalachian State University, Drexel University and Louisiana State University, which enabled them to go on to careers such as administrators, professors and academic researchers.
You also have the option to attain licensure to teach math at the secondary level (grades 9-12) in collaboration with our Cato School of Education.