MathLogoMathematics is among the most fascinating of all intellectual disciplines, the purest of all art forms and the most challenging of games. Mathematicians make contributions to society by helping to solve problems in such diverse fields as medicine, management, economics, government, computer science and engineering.

Possible Careers

Typical careers for successful graduates include positions in:

  • Biomathematics
  • Biometrics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Graphics & Animation
  • Computer Science
  • Cryptology
  • Data Analysis
  • Engineering
  • Industry
  • Local, State, and Federal Government
  • Teaching
  • Business and Finance

Why Choose Mathematics at WIU?

Our graduates have been successful in pursuing interesting and rewarding careers. Some are working in industry for such companies as Caterpillar, Inc., Deere and Company, and McDonnell-Douglas. Some are working in business for such companies as Arthur Andersen, Hewitt Associates, and State Farm, and many are teaching throughout Illinois, the region, and elsewhere. Many of our graduates have also successfully pursued graduate degree programs and hold positions in research and college teaching.

At A Glance 

Degree Available: 

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

Minor Available? Yes

Graduate Degree Available? Yes

Campus: Macomb

Study Opportunities: 

  • GradTrac
  • Honors
  • Teacher Certification
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate


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