Applied Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers four degrees: the Bachelor of Arts (B. A.) in Mathematics, the Bachelor of Science (B. S.) in Mathematics, the B.S. in Applied Statistics, and the B.S. in Actuarial Science.

Students in the mathematics programs may also obtain secondary teaching credentials through the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP). Through these extensive offerings, the department serves the needs of students wishing to work in industry, government, or education in the diverse ways described in our page on careers, as well as students wishing to pursue a graduate degree in the mathematical sciences.


This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

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    Financial Analyst

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    • Career & Salary Information
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    • Median Salary*
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    * Median salary for the state of Michigan

    ** These professional organizations provide an excellent starting point for your research. There are many more resources available online.

    Additional Considerations

    Some careers may require additional education. See your academic adviser for more information.

    • Computer Systems Analyst
    • Economist
    • Information Scienctist
    • Market Research Analyst
    • Operations Researcher
    • Teacher