USM math majors earn internships, high-paying careers

With a mathematics degree from USM, your career opportunities can be tailored to your level of interest. Students integrate classroom theory to businesses during internships in the Kansas City area to gain practical work experiences. Typical internship opportunities include:

  • Sprint

  • Honeywell

  • Accenture

  • Commerce Bank

Many graduates are hired on full-time once they complete their degree. The good news: once you have finished your degree, you can enter one of many career fields, from education, applied mathematics, and statics to related business careers. Graduates have attained positions in all of the following:


  • Elementary, middle, high school math teacher

  • Research associate

  • Collegiate professor of mathematics

Applied Mathematician/Statistician

  • Actuary

  • Epidemiologist

  • Risk management analyst

  • Engineer

  • Operations analyst

  • Architect

  • Software engineer/analyst

  • Statistician

Related Professions

  • Accountant

  • Economist

  • Financial analyst

  • Computer analyst

Salary ranges vary according to career fields, but you can expect to earn an average of $40,000 with a USM mathematics degree.