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Florida Tech UTEACH

Thinking about teaching as a possible career?

Florida Tech's UTeach program allows you to take a dual degree in this program plus STEM Education, so you'll graduate ready for graduate school, a high-tech job or a rewarding teaching career.

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Florida Tech Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education ranks Florida Tech in the Top 200 Universities in the World! Additionally, Florida Tech was noted for a score of 99 out of a possible 100 in the citations category, making it #10 in the world for citations.

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Florida Tech College Salary ReportThe current College Salary Report ranks Florida Tech graduates' mid-career median salaries in first place among Florida universities. Other national universities with salaries for graduates similar to Florida Tech's include Columbia, Yale, Brown and Johns Hopkins.

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Careers in Mathematical Sciences

Knowledge of mathematics is essential to the fields of natural science, engineering, medicine and the social sciences, making mathematical sciences a smart and practical degree that provides a wealth of career opportunity.

Career Outlook

What can you do with a math degree? Study the intricacies of discrete mathematics, design neural networks, or develop a better web search algorithm for example. Careers with a math degree aren't at all limited. In fact, 95 percent of the Mathematical Science degree majors at Florida Tech have a dual major in disciplines such as engineering, physics, chemistry or the biological sciences.

Mathematicians always have and always will be in demand. The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Outlook Handbook provides extensive information about hundreds of jobs, including available careers with a math degree. The BLS states careers with a math degree are projected to increase by 16 percent between 2010 and 2020.

Career Options

A Florida Tech Bachelor's of Science in Mathematical Sciences prepares graduates for careers with a math degree such as:

  • Actuary
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Economist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Mathematician
  • Postsecondary Teacher
  • Statistician
  • Survey Researcher

Entry-Level Salary Expectations

Entry-level salaries for careers with a math degree are reported by PayScale.com to be:

Mathematics: $50,800 – $102,000
Statistics: $49,300 – $99,500
Economics: $48,500 – 94,900
Actuarial Mathematics: $56,100 – $112,000
Computer Information Systems: $49,000 – 84,800

PayScale.com is an online salary information company that helps people obtain accurate real-time information on job market compensation.

Potential Employers for Florida Tech Graduates

These are just some of the jobs available. Employers that hire Florida Tech graduates qualified for careers with a math degree include:

  • U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • National Defense Agencies
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Public Health Providers and Agencies
  • Consumer Advocates

Graduate & Doctoral Programs

90 percent of Florida Tech math majors pursue graduate degrees at prestigious universities such as:

  • Harvard University
  • Columbia University
  • California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech)
  • University of California, Berkeley (Cal)
  • Northwestern University
  • Duke University
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • University of Florida