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Science
& Math

STEM Grads
In-Demand

STEM Grads
In-Demand

Why chose a career in Science & Math?

This field is always evolving, new discoveries change past thought and set the stage for a bright, interesting future.
  • There are a large variety of specializations
  • You can make a significant difference on a global stage
  • Cross-marketability for different career options

Meet your need to balance life, work, and school with programs that fit you. Choose a path that is a good mix of speed versus impact on your current job and career goals. Work with top schools to leverage your prior educational experiences, embrace a broad array of potential careers, and stay organized and on-track with flexible schedules.

Top Growing Science & Math Occupations

2018 - 2028
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of math occupations is projected to grow 26 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations, which will result in about 47,700 new jobs. Growth is anticipated as businesses and government agencies continue to emphasize the use of big data, which math occupations can analyze.
NUMBER OF NEW JOB OPENINGS BY OCCUPATION
MATHMATICIANS & STATISTICIANS
+14,000   
MEDICAL SCIENTISTS
+10,600   
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTISTS & SPECIALISTS
+7,000   
ACTUARIES
+5,000   

AGRICULTURAL & FOOD SCIENTISTS

+2,300   
Skill to leverage

PROBLEM SOLVING

Having strong problem-solving skills can make all the difference in your career. Problems are at the core of what many professionals do at work every day.

Math & Science skills driving success

PATIENCE Key for solving problems that take time

ATTENTION TO DETAIL Mitigates mistakes and drives results

INFERENCE Draw conclusions, interpret results and explains observations

DETERMINATION Increases your chances of being successful

TEAMWORK Many working together creates faster solutions

OBSERVATION Ability to collect and record data enabling the creation of theory

ADAPTABILITY Roadblocks are common, adjusting to them is key keeping things moving

COMMUNICATION Fosters collaboration and innovation across disciplines

THINKING LOGICALLY Provides a foundation to understand concepts and solve problems

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Levels of education and wages

In 2017 the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the median wage for high school graduates was $36,100. The median for those with a Bachelors was almost twice that.

BACHELORS DEGREE

$72,800 annually

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

$36,100 annually

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited."

Plutarch, Greek-Roman biographer

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All stats sited ‘bls.gov’ except * Pew Research Center