New Funding for Master's Degrees

The Department of Mathematics offers a variety of interdisciplinary accelerated 5-year BS/MS programs! Transition to the graduate program happens during the 4th year. Your Akron Guarantee Scholarship can be used in the first 4 years to cover both undergraduate and graduate expenses, and the Department has graduate assistantships available for the 5th year. Planning early is the key to success for these programs; for more information, visit 5-year Master's or contact Dr. Pat Wilber, Graduate Coordinator of the Math Department, at

You are in the right place for a great career!

The top 10 best jobs of 2018 and 2017 include mathematician, operations research analyst, actuary, statistician and one of the best paid but still most in demand for 2017: data scientist.

In 2018, Applied Mathematics was ranked among the top five valuable majors. Mathematician has often been rated the No. 1 career choice. Find out in person at some of our frequent career talks.

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Info for future students

UA Career Services

Career Services provides career advising and programming while you develop valuable relationships with employers and campus partners. This service provides you with ample opportunities for experiential learning and career development and placement during and after your time at UA.

Some of what Career Services can help you with:

  • Cover letter writing
  • Prepare for graduate school
  • Interviewing
  • Job search
  • Resume writing
  • On-campus Career Fairs

Other resources:

What do Arts & Sciences graduates become?

Companies founded or headed by an Arts & Sciences graduate include:

  • Amazon
  • American Express
  • Bank of America
  • CNN
  • DirecTV
  • eBay
  • NBC Universal
  • Pinterest
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Starbucks
  • Pepsico

Where do math alumni work?

Here are some of the many places in the public and private sectors where graduates of the UA math department have been employed.

  • Ashland University
  • Babcock and Wilcox Company
  • Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory
  • Bio-Med Science Academy
  • Aircraft Braking Systems
  • American Greetings
  • Americhem
  • Bell Labs
  • Bell and Howe
  • Brown-Mackie
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Cisco Systems
  • College of Mt. Saint Joseph
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • Diebold Nixdorf
  • Equity Engineering Group
  • FairIssac
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General-Dynamics Advanced Information Systems
  • General Electric
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
  • IBM
  • InfoCision Management Corp.
  • Kent State
  • KeyBank
  • Luke Engineering
  • Los Alamos National Lab
  • MathWorks
  • Mercury Insurance
  • Michigan Aerospace Corporation
  • Microsoft
  • MRI Software: Property and Investment Management Services
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • National Security Agency
  • Omnova
  • Progressive Insurance
  • Technigraphics
  • Tegrit: Technology Solutions and Consulting
  • Towers Watson
  • University of Akron
  • Visteon Corporation
  • Westfield Insurance