What careers are a good fit for a math major? The answer is nearly any career. The math major trains students to be problem solvers, critical thinkers and independent learners. Equipped with these skills, math majors have pursued a wide variety of careers. Click here to expand and see a list of job titles reported by our alumni.
UTK Math Alumni Job Titles
Below are some of the positions reported by UTK math major alumni.
Business Process Analyst
Principal Data Solutions Analyst
Senior Data Scientist
Senior Programmer Analyst
Testing Programs Engineer
Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction
Associate Director of Educational Assessment
Director of Financial Aid
Mathematics Supervisor for Knox County Schools
Student Athletics and Activities Specialist
Chief of Staff
Director of Operations Research
Global Head of GMP Quality Audits
Manager of Data Science
Senior Manager of Data Science
Senior Project Manager
Special Materials Operations Director
County Trustee (treasurer)
Head women’s basketball coach
Real Estate Investor
Roman Catholic Priest
Private client advisor
Want to explore career options? Here’s some ways to get started:
- Peruse careers that use mathematics at the website weusemath.org.
- Meet with a career coach at UT’s Center for Career Development and Academic Exploration or explore your interests and values by taking one of their assessments. More info here.
- Seek out an internship or undergraduate research opportunity.