There is so much more to Mathematics than the four basic operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division! It helps shape the world around us. Mathematics is a broad field that can lead to many different career paths, including education, business, actuarial science, statistics, cryptography, quality control, financial/data analysis, market research, urban planning, and computer programming.
Why a Degree in Mathematics?
A degree in Mathematics not only opens the door to a variety of careers but can also be used as a stepping stone to advanced degrees in related fields. Some math majors even move on to law school. Click here
to see how Abraham Lincoln used geometry during a debate!
Why Bay College?
- In 2015, Careercast.com ranked Actuary #1 best job, Mathematician was ranked #3, and Statistician was ranked #4.
- Many of the careers listed on Michigan's Hot 50 Jobs require a strong background in math.
Bay College provides a solid foundation for a degree in Mathematics, and we offer courses that range from Pre-Algebra to Differential Equations. Our college-level classes transfer with ease, and our instructors are passionate about teaching.
Jobs in Mathematics typically require a Bachelor degree or higher. Our Associate Degrees are an excellent start.
Associate in Arts
Many math majors pursue an Associate in Arts because it provides more flexibility for choosing electives.
Associate in Science
Some math majors pursue an Associate in Science because they choose or are required by their transfer institution to take more science classes than needed for the Associate in Arts.
- Data analyst
- Quality control engineer
- Market researcher
See our Careers in Math
brochure or read about Careers in Numbers
for even more opportunities! You can also learn about the expected job growth and types of positions in this field through the Bureau of Labor Statistics.