What can you do with a degree in Applied Mathematics?
Our students learn to apply math to problems that society is facing today. Our program prepares students for dynamic careers in a variety of fields.
Example Job Titles
Examples include first jobs after graduation from students graduating in the field of applied and computational mathematics. Some positions may require additional certifications.
- There's a Job for That! - Take a quick quiz (only three questions!) to learn what College of Arts & Sciences alumni with similar interests have done since graduating.
- UW LinkedIn — See career trajectories of UW graduates who studied Applied Mathematics as well as other fields.
- Department LinkedIn
- Department Newsletter — Read the latest news from our alumni in our department newsletter
- Alumni News
Career & Job Resources
The University of Washington offers diverse resources to help students build the skills to launch their careers:
- C21: Center for 21st Century Liberal Learning — Offers immersive learning experiences, partnerships both on campus and in the community, and a network of mentors to help guide students in the College of Arts & Sciences on the pathway toward selecting a major and preparing for a career after college.
- Career & Internship Center — Educates and supports students as they explore and choose academic majors and career options, obtain and reflect upon career-related experiences, and develop professional presence and essential skills for workplace success.
- Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center — Coordinates and connects students to community-based experiences in and around Seattle.
- The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) provides a helpful resource on careers for applied mathematicians. They explore the types of problems applied mathematicians may work on, and introduce you to growing fields in industry.