Mathematics and its applications play a fundamental role in any area of human activity, from purely scientific enterprises to the financial and business world. The analytical and quantitative skills acquired with rigorous mathematical training provide diverse career opportunities, including jobs in academia, industry and government labs, actuarial companies, the financial market, high-tech and computer-security companies, conservation and environmental agencies, energy, and many others. These positions rank near the top in career satisfaction surveys.
Graduates earn $56K+ in their first job (Texas A&M Career Center)
15th among the 50 best mathematics programs in the world (TheBestSchools.org, 2016)
40 students or fewer per class
50% of graduates work in industry
Most versatile of all undergraduate college majors
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Master of Science (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy
Companies that hire our students include 49 Financial, Accenture, Aflac, AT&T, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Fidelity, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and USAA
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I Am Texas A&M Science - Maya Johnson ‘08 (Episode 26)Even for the most seasoned academic, career inspiration starts somewhere, and it all begins with a story. Here’s one from mathematician Maya Johnson ‘08, who discovered her love for teaching while completing her doctoral studies at Texas A&M and is now a full-time lecturer.
I Am Texas A&M Science - Dr. Jennifer Whitfield (Episode 20)Even for the most seasoned academic, career inspiration starts somewhere, and it all begins with a story. Here’s one from Texas A&M Science mathematician Jennifer Whitfield, whose love for teaching started with high school students before eventually leading to a career at Texas A&M.
Texas A&M Science - I Am Texas A&M Science (Episode 18)Even for the most seasoned academic, career inspiration starts somewhere, and it all begins with a story. Here’s one from Texas A&M Science mathematician and distinguished professor Peter Kuchment details the circumstances, and obstacles, of his decision to come to the U.S. from the Soviet Union.
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