The DWU Math Department prides itself on providing a rigorous and
relevant mathematical education in a supportive and personal environment.
- Bond Specialist
- Civil Servant
- Financial Analyst
- Insurance Analyst
- Inventory Analyst
- Marketing Manager
According to Jobs Rated Almanac, the five best jobs
in the country all involve training in the mathematical sciences, including
the number one job: actuary. At Dakota Wesleyan University, our mathematics
faculty provide students with the education necessary to take advantage
of the many opportunities available to them.
Recent Wesleyan mathematics graduates include:
Teachers throughout South Dakota and across the country
A Ph.D. student in mathematics at the University of
A computer programmer for the State of South Dakota
A former basketball standout currently employed as
a Risk Manager and pursuing an actuarial career
Business owners and managers
Students who have pursued advanced degrees in engineering,
medicine, psychology, and other fields
In this increasingly technological and rapidly changing world, the
demand for people with the knowledge and skills provided by a mathematical
education will continue to multiply.
"Contrary to many students' views of mathematics
as being too specialized for the workplace, students who have majored
in mathematics are engaged in a wide variety of jobs with diverse work
activities at different types of institutions."
From a report of the Committee on the Mathematical Sciences,