Department of Mathematics

University of Mississippi

What can public policy majors do after graduation? Meet a few...

Adrian Cartier

Adrian Wilson Cartier

VP of Data Science, Ocelot Consulting

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Josephine Howard

Josephine Howard

Venture Real Estate

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Don Cole

Don Cole

UM Assistant Provost, Assistant to the Chancellor for Multicultural Affairs, and Associate Professor of Mathematics (retired)

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Carla Cotwright-Williams

Carla Cotwright-Williams

Senior Data Scientist, US Department of Defense

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Ken Lackey

Ken Lackey

Chairman of the board and the former CEO and president of The Nordam Group

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Skylyn Irby

Skylyn Irby

Graduate Student at the University of Alabama

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Samuel S. Watson

Samuel S. Watson

Director of Graduate Studies, Data Science Initiative, Brown University

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Math Careers

Our graduates establish such a wide range of careers and become leaders of their organizations because of the core set of skills at the heart of our liberal arts education.

Related careers to mathematics include education, research, information technology, engineering, business, finance, actuarial science, accounting, banking, health administration, statistical analysis, national intelligence, and law. These careers illustrate the top six economic sectors our UM math graduates take their skills and talents::

Our graduates are…

  • Fraud Team Manager, Barclays Bank
  • CEO, Peoples Bank
  • Cyber Security Analyst, FedEx
  • Senior Analyst, Nissan Motor Corporation
  • Pres., Bickerstaff Actuarial Consultants
  • Senior Actuary, Willis Towers Watson
  • Sr. Vice President, Bank of America
  • Owner/President, Duke Energy
  • Associate Software Engineer, T-Mobile
  • Sr. Programmer-Analyst, Lockheed Martin
  • Analyst, National Security Agency
  • Biostatistician, Food & Drug Administration
  • Head Scientist, Naval Surface Warfare
  • Asst. US Attorney, US Dept of Justice
  • Senior Attorney, MS Emergency Mgmt. Agency
  • Math Teacher, Vicksburg High School
  • Faculty, UM Medical Center
  • Faculty, Duke University
  • President, MS Delta Comm. College
  • Pediatrician, Madison-Ridgeland Children’s Clinic
  • Optometrist, Visions Optique & Eyecare
  • Exec. Director, Math Assoc. of America

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