Results and Outcomes

The ability to carefully analyze a problem and find a creative solution when none seem to exist, aka, successful problem-solving, is a critical skill that will benefit a wide array of industries. A bachelor’s degree in mathematics provides important training to highly develop this skill and can lead to numerous careers in education, insurance, human and community service and a wide range of other fields.

Mathematics graduates from Saint Joseph’s are no exception. They have gone on to successful careers on many levels. Some of the positions recent graduates have accepted include:

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Mathematics Teacher
  • Systems Engineer
  • Underwriting Assistant
  • Computer Programmer
  • Assistant Trader
  • Teacher

Well-known businesses continue to recruit and hire Saint Joseph’s mathematics graduates on an annual basis. Among the more recent are the Abington School District, Lockheed Martin, Susquehanna International Group and Philadelphia Insurance Companies.

Other students choose to take their education to the next level and enter graduate school. Recent undergraduates have gone on to further study at, among other institutions, Cambridge University, Duke University and the University of Pennsylvania.

Mathematics graduates are strong creative problem solvers and are prepared to contribute their unique talents to numerous fields. In the most recent survey year (2010)[1], the average starting salary for a Saint Joseph’s mathematics graduate was $42,000.

Chosen Career Paths

[1] Based on 1 respondent to CDC Survey

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