Please visit the Mathematics major page for more information about this major/concentration at the University of Virginia.

Field of Study: The study of such objects as numbers, operations, space configurations, mappings and abstract structures; and skills to manipulate them.

Post-Graduate Occupations of Past Mathematics Majors

  • Professors
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Financial Analysts
  • IT Professionals

Professional Associations

Build Your Resume

Don't forget to pursue opportunities outside of your schoolwork. Your major is one of many lenses you might use to look at possible careers.  Explore UVA Career Center resources on internships, externships, part-time jobs, and extracurricular activities. Actively participating in these experiences can help clarify current goals and future interests, while building skills that employers want. Below are some ideas on how you can enhance your resume:

  • Plan to earn a doctoral degree
  • Develop substantial knowledge of computer programming
  • Learn to work with a diverse team
  • Gain experience through volunteering and tutoring
  • Earn relevant certifications
  • Stay aware of the latest technological advancements
  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills
  • Complete internships for experience and networking purposes
  • Acquire strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Be proficient in statistical analysis

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