"Gallaudet is a beacon of opportunity because of its education, location and culture. Graduating with a B.S. in mathematics gave me plenty of tools and the confidence to tackle any type of challenge."
-Jon Mowl, '10
Senior Budget Analyst, Fort Belvoir
U.S. Department of Defense

The Right Equation for Success

Intern at NASA. Apply for a National Science Foundation scholarship. Combine your math major with a major in information technology, education or business.

Gallaudet and Washington, D.C., offer exceptional opportunities to tailor your studies for a career in science, engineering, finance, insurance, education, operations research and other fields.

As a mathematics major, you will work closely with our faculty of talented scholars. Gallaudet professors are dedicated to teaching, mentoring and providing exceptional undergraduate research opportunities.

Choose the B.S. option to prepare for graduate or professional school. Choose the B.A. option if you plan to enter the workforce directly, or if you are an education major who plans to become a high school math teacher.

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Keep reading to learn more about the mathematics program and career outcomes

Courses and Degree Requirements

Apply Your Learning

Many Gallaudet mathematics majors obtain summer internships in science, engineering or business. Department faculty and the Career Center help students find internships in Washington, D.C., and throughout the United States and Canada.

A variety of service-learning courses also help students gain experience assisting non-majors with computing, mathematics and statistics.

Career Outcomes

Within one year of graduation, 100 percent of Gallaudet's recent science, technology and mathematics majors are employed or in graduate school. Learn more about our alumni.

Training and Job Outlook

Operations research analysts help organizations investigate complex issues and make better decisions. Many entry-level positions are open to applicants with bachelor's degrees, although some employers prefer to hire those with master's degrees. Employment of operations research analysts is projected to grow 27 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Learn more.

Actuaries analyze the financial costs of risk and often work in the insurance industry. Actuaries need a bachelor's degree and professional certification. Employment is projected to grow 26 percent during this same period, much faster than the average. Learn more.

The business and finance field also has opportunities for applicants with bachelor's degrees in mathematics. For instance, employment of financial analysts and logisticians is expected to grow faster than the average from 2012 to 2022.

Learn more about other math occupations and occupations in business and finance.