Careers in Mathematics

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A UC Davis graduate with a mathematics or applied mathematics major can compete for a variety of private sector positions, particularly those which demand mathematical and computational skills, e.g., in computer industry, biotechnology, financial services, law, medicine, engineering, actuarial work, insurance, and communications. Also available is a variety of government jobs. There is great demand for mathematics teachers on all levels. In addition, our graduates are well-prepared for graduate studies, either in mathematics, applied mathematics, or in a related field. 

MAST — Teaching Credential

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