A degree in the mathematical sciences will give you good preparation for a career in business, industry, government, or teaching. UVM mathematics and statistics graduates are employed in the computer, communications, information, financial, and pharmaceutical industries; in engineering and consulting firms; in the insurance industry as actuaries; in schools, colleges, and universities; in goverment agencies; and in a wide variety of other occupations requiring strong analytical and problem solving abilities. Some mathematics and statistics majors go on to graduate school in the mathematical sciences or in other fields such as medicine, dentistry, business, and law.