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Mathematics and Statistics

Overview of Major
What Can I Do With This Major?
Potential Job Titles 
Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers
Learn from Alumni
Additional Web Resources

Overview of Major

The study of mathematics and statistics helps students develop their conceptual skills, problem solving ability and analytical thinking. Graduates can apply their high-level mathematical and statistical techniques to areas such as biostatistics, econometrics, operations research, actuarial risk analysis, optimization, and coding theory.


What can I do with this major?

Learn more about career options in your field by clicking below to learn about different focus areas, typical employers, and strategies to get started. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page for links to Professional Associations, industry job search tools, and resources for additional insight.


Use O*Net for additional career research and to explore the tasks and activities typical in various careers. Browsing through job postings on Handshake (and other sites) while you are still making a career decision can provide insight into the industry; taking note of required qualifications lets you know what skills and experiences to seek out during your time at Loyola.

Potential Job Titles

  • Actuary
  • Business Management
  • Consultant
  • Demonstration Specialist
  • Administrator
  • Math Professor
  • Bio Statistician
  • Budget Analyst
  • Cost Analyst
  • Teacher/teaching Assistant
  • Bank Manager
  • Statistician
  • Computer and Information Scientist
  • Mathematician
  • Research Assistant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Multi– Disciplined Engineer

Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers

  • Aon Risk Consultants, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Computer Sciences Corporation
  • Loyola University Maryland Mathematics Department
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • State Farm Insurance
  • General Dynamics
  • Schindler Elevator Corp.
  • McLagan Partner
  • The Boeing Company
  • National Institute on Aging
  • U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity
  • Penn Mutual Life
  • Loch Raven High School
  • PHH Arval
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation

Learn from Alumni

Join Loyola Connect, an online networking platform just for the Loyola community, to search for alumni by major, industry, location, and more. Get advice and insight from those who have been in your shoes. You can also explore profiles of Loyola students and alumni on LinkedIn. Considering asking an alum for an Informational Interview to learn more about their career, employer, and industry trends.

Additional Web Resources