Careers in the Technologies

Opportunities for Computer Science, Analytics, Cybersecurity and Math graduates are great. Here are some career options.


What can I do with a technology or mathematics degree?

Many paths to choose from

  • Computer Science: This path will equip you to function effectively in a variety of cutting- edge computer careers that rely heavily on new algorithms and coding.
  • Analytics: This path will allow you to organize and analyze data for decision-making related to business operations, medical advances, coaching sports teams, and other situations where large datasets are collected.
  • Cybersecurity and Information Systems: This path will allow you to develop and maintain secure systems related to personal computers, servers, and cloud platforms.
  • Mathematics: Use the best of applied and theoretical mathematics to solve quantitative problems in business, government and technology, and develop new mathematical tools and ideas.
  • Mathematics Education: Prepare for a career teaching math to children in grades 5–12 at public or private schools (full details are given under Department of Education programs).
  • Graduate School: Northwestern students will be well-prepared to complete additional graduate studies at top universities—some of which offer free tuition and additional stipends.

Endless job opportunities

  1. Software Developer
  2. Systems Analyst
  3. Database Administrator
  4. Data Analyst
  5. Information Security Analyst
  6. Actuary
  7. Web Developer
  8. Market Research Analyst
  9. Financial Adviser
  10. Statistician