A degree in math
The study of mathematics develops critical thinking skills that are useful in most occupations and in many other aspects of our lives. Quantitative and analytical critical thinking skills are the driving forces in almost all industries. Career opportunities abound for math majorsin data science, statistics, actuarial work (risk management), cryptography, operations research (decision-making), market analysis, financial management, public school teaching, and many other areas.
From electrical engineer to future mathematics professor: Become more acquainted with Yatin Patel
It was not until Yatin joined the Ph.D. program at WSU that he learned to have a much greater appreciation for math. He's learned so much more now about math than he has ever learned in educational history.