Lots of different things! Most fall into one of the following three categories:

1. Take a job that uses their math major. Examples:

- Math teacher
- Actuary
- Scientific Programmer
- Statistician in government agency or industry.

- Mathematics (of course!)
- Statistics
- Bioinformatics
- Biomathematics
- Biostatistics
- Educational Testing and Measurement
- Operations Research
- Epidemiology
- Public Health
- Public Policy
- Business

Sometimes students just choose a math major because they like math, even though they want to go into another career. That's fine. Sometimes they're surprised, though, that their math studies are helpful in one way or another in a career that doesn't at first seem like it has any connection to math.

For more information about careers involving mathematics, see the Mathematical Sciences Career Information web site and the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center.