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Mathematics Major - Applied Concentration

Mathematics is a powerful tool with many applications in everyday life. Just look around. Some of humanity’s proudest achievements all rely on the use of numbers. The planes flying over your head, the availability of complex medical care and even the computer or smartphone you are using now were only made possible by the work of mathematicians.

Why Choose the Applied Program at Salisbury University?

The Applied Mathematics Program focuses on the real-world uses of mathematics as it applies to engineering, economics, physics, finance, biology, astronomy and other fields.

Careers for Applied Program Graduates

Our applied program gives you all the tools to work in a variety of professional settings. Graduate programs such as medicine, law and business value mathematics majors because of their problem-solving skills. What job can a math major do? A sign of brilliance, your mathematics background with SU could prepare you for exciting careers such as:

  • Mathematician
  • Operations research analyst
  • Statistician actuary
  • Data scientist
  • Cryptographer
  • Investment banker
  • Financial analyst
  • Secondary mathematics teacher
  • College professor