What You Can Do with Your Mathematical or Computer Sciences Degree

  • Tom Taylor

    Thomas Taylor ’13, BS in Computer Science, works at Punchkick Interactive, a mobile marketing agency in Chicago, Illinois. His IUP education gave him the knowledge he needs to do his work. “I took an independent study in iOS development, which was really my first exposure to developing apps with the iOS platform in which my job rests today.”

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    Computer Sciences

    As an IUP graduate, you’ll be qualified to accept employment in a wide variety of disciplines. The need for business applications will continue to grow, as will programming and systems analysis. Development of computer software is a never-ending area of interest, and scientific and applied mathematical programming will flourish in a multitude of industries. Pick your path.

    Mathematical Sciences

    When you master mathematical problem-solving skills, there’s no limit to your job possibilities. You may begin with basic research or engineering and then lead to finance, health care, and government-related service positions.

    Mathematical training is excellent for students who understand the increasing importance society places on basic science and information technology. Students who learn to solve riddles big and small are the new pioneers.

    Careers

    With a BA or BS in mathematical or computer sciences, you will have plenty of career options and arenas:

    • Government agencies: Department of Defense, District Attorney Office, and others
    • Software architect
    • Mobile application developer
    • Computer systems engineer
    • Systems analyst
    • Database administrator
    • Network systems and data communication analyst
    • Big data analytics
    • Healthcare IT specialist
    • Game design and simulation developer
    • Software engineer
    • Systems programmer
    • Scientific and applied mathematical programmer
    • Quality assurance specialist
    • Educator
    • Statistical analysis
    • Actuarial sciences
    • Mathematical modeling
    • Investment and finance
    • Cryptography
    • Mathematics education
    • Engineering
    • Computer science research
    • Social science analysis
    • Biotechnology
    • Computer programming
    • Architecture
    • Construction
    • Medicine
    • Economics
    • Operations research

    Path to higher degrees

    With your BS or BA in mathematical or computer sciences from IUP, you are in an excellent position to expand your job choices and increase your salary potential by completing graduate studies: