Mathematics & Computer Science: Careers

Program Contact:

Craig Johnson, Ph.D.
johnsonc@maryu.marywood.edu
Center for Natural and Health Science (CNHS) building, Room 319

(570) 348-6211 ext. 6291

Administrative Assistant:

Marcie Gaughan
mgaughan@marywood.edu
Center for Natural and Health Science (CNHS) building, Room 320 A 
(570) 348-6265

Jillian Rosencrantz

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Class of 2013

I am currently a mathematics teacher. One of my favorite memories is bonding with the "Math Square and the Arbitrary Point". Other favorite memories include the Math Department picnics and developing a relationship with my professors that some students will never have an opportunity to do.

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Career Outlook for Mathematics and Computer Science

Between 2012 and 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that:

Much more can be found in the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook: Computer and Information Technology Occupations and Mathematics.

Careers in Mathematics

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) lists the following as the most popular career choices of math majors:

  • Teaching
  • Actuarial Science
  • Computer Science
  • Operations Research
  • Biomathematics
  • Cryptography
  • Finance

Go to the MAA Mathematics Careers page for more details.

Some links from the MAA Mathematics Careers page that might be of interest:

The Mathematics and Computer Science Program at Marywood University is a departmental member of MAA.