### Department Chair:

Thomas F. Kent, Ph.D.

tfkent@marywood.edu

Center for Natural and Health (CNHS) building, Room 318

(570) 348-6211 ext. 2278

### Administrative Assistant:

Marcia Gaughan

mgaughan@marywood.edu

Center for Natural and Health Science (CNHS) building, Room 320 A

(570) 348-6265

### Corey Foote

**Class of 2013**

I teach 8th grade mathematics at Carbondale Area High School. Marywood provided me with higher level math and problem solving skills that help me in the classroom. I believe that the deeper a teacher knows their subject, the better they can teach it.

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## Career Outlook

Between 2012 and 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that:

- Information Security Analysts will see a 37% job growth.
- Software Developers will see a 22% job growth.
- Computer Systems Analysts will see a 25% job growth.
- Database Administrators will see a 15% job growth.
- Actuaries will see a 26% job growth.
- Operations Research Analysts will see a 27% job growth.

Much more can be found in the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook: Computer and Information Technology Occupations and Mathematics.

## Careers in Mathematics

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) lists the following as the most popular career choices of math majors:

**Teaching****Actuarial Science****Computer Science****Operations Research****Biomathematics****Cryptography****Finance**

Go to the MAA Mathematics Careers page for more details.

Some links from the MAA Mathematics Careers page that might be of interest:

- Why Major in Math from Duke University.
- When Will I Use Math?

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Marywood University is a departmental member of MAA.