Math and science graduates can look forward to careers in a wide range of fields, although many end up in research and teaching. Officially, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that 1.14 million are employed in life, physical and social sciences (2012 figures). As of 2013, BLS categorizes 635,700 Americans as employed in scientific research and development positions, down slightly from the previous year.

Learn about potential careers in math and science, and the skills, and training that you need to succeed in this area.

How to Become an Economist

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Economics is a social science field that deals with the production, distribution, and utilization of products and services. Economists are...
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How to Become an Astronomer

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How to Become an Aquatic Biologist

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Aquatic biology is a subfield of biology that focuses on the study of a variety of organisms living in water....
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How to Become an Archaeologist

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How to Become an Analytical Chemist

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How to Become a Water Treatment Operator

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