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 majors—in data science, statistics, actuarial work (risk management), cryptography, operations research (decision-making), market analysis, financial management, public school teaching, and many other areas.
From doctor to math teacher: Mohammad Kang heals people his own way
It's funny how life throws a curveball when you least expect it. For Mohammad Kang, who graduated this spring with a bachelor's in mathematics with university honors, that curveball came during his first year at Wayne State, which ultimately lead him down a path towards a life-changing decision - from earning a medical degree and becoming a doctor to a degree in mathematics and a passion to teach.