A degree in mathematics gives students the skills to pursue a wide range of vocations. Mathematics majors at Dordt have had little trouble getting into graduate school or finding jobs that suit their training and interests. Our graduates have gone on to a variety of careers in education, business, industry, and governmental agencies.

Opportunities in both teaching and non-teaching fields are readily available. Companies that engage in research or high-tech operations are looking for people with strong mathematical backgrounds because of their problem-solving and analytical skills.

Some careers for math majors include:

Top Jobs

Mathematics and mathematics-related jobs are consistently ranked as desirable, with high job satisfaction. In 2009, mathematician, statistician, and actuary were the top three positions out of 200 rated jobs at www.careercast.com. In 2010 they were ranked first, third, and eighth. These ratings are based on five key criteria: