Mathematics

The mathematics major has special characteristics of that will make you a valuable addition to prospective employers:

  • Advanced problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Understanding and ability to express concepts and theories in both numbers and words.
  • Ability to break down problems into their mathematical foundation by translating them into formulas or computer codes.
  • Proficiency in using computers to process and analyze large amounts of information.
  • Strong orientation to detail.
  • Capacity to use statistics and math to estimate the risk involved regarding a decision or situation.   
        
Possible Career Paths

Although this major will prepare you for the following careers, advanced training/education may be required. Research careers/job titles that interest you to become aware of the requirements for this field:

Accountant
Actuary
Appraiser
Asset-Liability Management
Auditor
Banking
Benefits Administrator
Budget Analyst
CIA / FBI Agent
Computer Programmer
Computer Support Specialist
Contract Specialist
Controller
Cost Analyst
Credit / Loan Officer
Cryptanalyst
Data Base Manager
Financial Analyst
Financial Planner
Insurance Underwriter
IRS Agent
Market Forecaster
Market Research Analyst
Mathematician
Meteorologist
Payroll Manager
Professor
Psychometrist
Quality Control Analyst
Researcher
Risk Analyst
Seismologist
Statistician
Systems Accountant
Systems Analyst
Teacher
Technical Writer
Treasurer

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For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni: careercounselor@adelphi.edu
Employers: employerservices@adelphi.edu

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
p – 516.877.4480

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