Mathematics is an essential science and is becoming more and more useful in today’s increasingly complex world. Mathematics is used in science, engineering, computer science, economics, marketing, business, and many other fields.
The career options available to those who choose to study mathematics and computational sciences are many and are constantly expanding. With career options available from operations research and supply chain, to methods and systems analyst, mathematics is truly a versatile career path. On January 6, 2009, the Wall Street Journal named mathematician as the best career choice in America. Coming in second and third were actuary and statistician, both careers that are suited well for Math majors.