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Science and Mathematics Career Pathways

Apply your analytical problem-solving skills and ride the wave of the future with a high-demand math or science career.

R1
top-tier research Institution
94 %
of graduates enter the workforce, graduate school, service programs, or the military within six months
14:1
student-to-faculty ratio

Career Options

With a degree in science or math, you’ll open doors in fields ranging from medicine to manufacturing, environmental protection to forensics and beyond.

  • Actuary
  • Astrophysicist
  • Climatologist
  • Crime Lab Analyst
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Geologist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Meteorologist
  • Oceanographer
  • Paleontologist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Wildlife Biologist

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Pursue your interests with a customizable program that sets you up for success.

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Coursework Highlights

Find courses that give you the knowledge and skills to stand out from the pack.

  • Biological and Medical Physics
  • Brain and Behavior
  • Environmental Biology
  • Differential Geometry
  • Forensic Toxicology
  • Information Visualization
  • Introductory Geology Lab
  • Marine Biology
  • Major Concepts of Physics
  • Medical Ethics
  • Pharmaceuticals and Cells
Student Hong Boem Lee works in lab.

I was anticipating that, at some point in my undergraduate career, I would participate in a research group. But I didn’t expect to start so early. The professors are invested in us, and they want us to do the actual science, not just homework.

Hong Beom Lee ’23, physics and mathematics major

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Clubs and Organizations

Learning happens inside and outside the classroom. Make connections to build your resume and your network.

  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Association for Women in Mathematics
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Enactus
  • Forensic Science Student Association
  • Physician Assistant Club
  • Rebecca Lee Pre-Health Society
  • Society of Physics Students
  • Syracuse Student American Chemical Society

I can draw on the motivation and curiosity of my grad students and undergrad researchers, because they’re always excited about what they’re doing.

Tripti Bhattacharya, Thonis Family Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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