What jobs can you get with a Degree in Mathematics?
Im a freshman attend Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond Va. I am majoring in mathematics with a concentration in applied mathematics. I was just wondering what kind of jobs can i get besides becoming a math teacher. I have heard of the occupation "Actuary" so if someone could tell me about that it would be great.
Asked By: Antoine W - 12/6/2009
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Actuaries are, more or less, statisticians for insurance companies. They figure out things like the probability people get into accidents, how much the average car accident might cost, how much money the insurance company needs to set aside for future claims, etc. The process to become one is long and hard--for... More
Answered By: Richard - 12/6/2009
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Answered By: Becky - 12/6/2009
accounting ,banking ? finance advisor maybe
Answered By: another hopeless - 12/6/2009
An actuary is basically someone who determines the value of another person's life. With the calculations he provides, insurance companies are better able to set premiums for specific demographics such as women, whites, etc. based on how much their life is worth at a certain age. Kind of a depressing job, but requires a... More
Answered By: Thisboifrumda60's - 12/6/2009
Check out the links on this site: http://www.math.unt.edu/careers.shtml Look over the sites and you should get a pretty good idea of what's out there. My ultimate goal and something that's very popular at the moment is to become a biostatician check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biostatistics for more info.
Answered By: Adam - 12/6/2009
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