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Mathematics - Business

Purdue University in West Lafayette

The Mathematics and Business major provides students with a strong background in mathematics and a minor in a business field to prepare for careers in business analytics and corporate finance.

Plan of Study

Mathematics - Business Webpage

Transfer to Mathematics - Business

Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Additional Requirements: Additional Requirements: Completion of at least one semester of college-level calculus equivalent to MA 16100 or MA 16500 with a grade of C or higher.

Contact Information

Director of Recruiting, College of Science
(765) 494-1990

College of Science

Careers in Mathematics - Business

Many math graduates choose to continue their education in professional schools such as law, business, or medical schools.

Others choose to teach. Others pursue graduate school in mathematics, engineering, computational finance, and other areas.

Job options include positions such as database managers, programming, actuarial work, software engineering, military work, insurance, banking, and finance.

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