Mathematics & Computer Science
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Career Opportunities

Mathematicians study concepts and theories to help them solve problems that involve quantitative relationships. Computer scientists, using many of the same mathematical principles, design and operate computer applications and systems used throughout modern society. Graduates with degrees in math and computer science are in great demand in high-tech industries as software programmers, systems analysts and technicians, as well as in other positions. Mathematicians and computer scientists also play vital roles in research and development in industry, educational organizations and government agencies. Math and computer science can also provide a good foundation for work in the business, legal and engineering fields.