Recently, a Mount Mercy graduate interned at Humana to see if she liked actuarial science. Most of our students have completed internships in other fields, in which they also took majors.
Mathematics is a requirement for a variety of fields, including actuarial science (putting a price tag on risk), operations research, statistics, and quality control. In addition, mathematics emphasizes logic and precise communication, providing a good accessory background for students in areas like medicine.
Mathematics is also one of the best pre-law majors. It can lead to careers in advanced engineering, computer science, industrial resource analysis, statistics or teaching.
First year graduates report salaries ranging from $15,000-45,000*. Graduates from Mount Mercy are now working in:
*Salaries are ranges reported by 2002 Mount Mercy College graduates.