Mathematics in Business and Economics

Career prospects for graduates

With knowledge of a combination of fields, mathematics, business administration and economics, you have a wide range of career options. Apart from starting a job after the bachelor’s program, you can also continue your studies in the master’s program in Mathematics in Business and Economics (M.Sc.), the Mannheim Master of Data Science (M.Sc.) or the Mannheim Master in Management (M.Sc.) programs.

Potential careers

With a degree in Mathematics in Business and Economics you can pursue the following careers, among others:

  • Business

    Potential employers in this area are:

    • Accounting firms
    • Banks
    • Insurance companies
    • Financial service providers
    • Business consultancies
    • IT companies
    • Software development companies

    Job titles:

    Analysts (financial, investment, operational analysis) look into current and future investments and processes, and subsequently evaluate and optimize them.

    Actuaries use mathematical and statistical models to predict incidents that could have a financial impact on a company.

    Business or IT consultants advise managers on problem solving and the implementation of new business approaches by using mathematical models and methods.

  • Science and research

    Scientists in the field of mathematics in business and economics research theoretical and practical topics by applying their mathematical knowledge and methods, such as stochastic simulation, signal processing, and numerical analysis. The master’s program in Mathematics in Business and Economics is the perfect choice if you plan to continue your academic training with a doctoral program in order to pursue a career in science and research.