### Program Contact:

Thomas F. Kent, Ph.D.

tfkent@marywood.edu

Center for Natural and Health (CNHS) building, Room 318

(570) 348-6211 ext. 2278

### Administrative Assistant:

Marcia Gaughan

mgaughan@marywood.edu

Center for Natural and Health Science (CNHS) building, Room 320 A

(570) 348-6265

### Ashley Alfieri Carroll

**Class of 2009**

I am currently a math teacher for the Scranton School District. Some of my favorite Marywood memories were our math club parties and when we went to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference in Atlantic City.

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## Career Outlook for Mathematics and Computer Science

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

- Information Security Analysts will see a 37% job growth.
- Software Developers will see a 22% job growth.
- Computer Systems Analysts will see a 25% job growth.
- Database Administrators will see a 15% job growth.
- Actuaries will see a 26% job growth.
- Operations Research Analysts will see a 27% job growth.

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:

- Why Major in Math from Duke University.
- When Will I Use Math?

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