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I am doing BS MATHS from turkey. It will be finish in next year. Should I go for MS in math or any other options available except education field like MIT or business etc.?

I am doing BS MATHS from turkey. It will be finish in next year. Should I go for MS in math or any other options available except education field like MIT or business etc.?

Query Statement: I am doing BS MATHS from turkey. It will be finish in next year. Should I go for MS in math or any other options available except education field like MIT or business etc.? Will you please tell me which kind of engineering options available after doing BS MATH? And what about MS should I do in mathematics or in other fields? In NASA jobs which you told me needs a 30 semester hours of computer sciences in depth, while in my qualification i have studied pure mathematics only, so am I eligible for this? Which of the following having a great scope in Pakistan??? PhD in math’s (topology), banking, chemical engineering or MBA

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Zill E Huma Farooq

With Double Mathematics….. It would be great!! Also it can lead you towards engineering, insurance and finance field.

Maha Khalid

BS in math basically opens a lot of engineering options for you. You have now, the option of, choosing what type of engineer you see yourself as a few years down the road. You can also pursue a doctorate and teach it. If you wish you can aim really high and aim for NASA. In fact if you go to http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/ [opm.gov] and search for jobs with the keyword AST (aerospace technology), the qualifications say

“Basic Education Requirement: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major study in an appropriate field of engineering, physical science, life science, computer science, or mathematics (not engineering technology). “

Those are the NASA jobs available to math and engineering majors.

USAJOBS – The Federal Government’s Official Jobs Site

www.usajobs.gov

But you’ll definitely need to decide on a specialization soon, best to do it now than after your MS.

M.Sc/Ph.D: One of the best higher studies option available for the B.Sc Mathematics graduate is to do Master’s Degree in Mathematics followed by P.HD or M.Phil. You can find a promising career in Research or Teaching field. Another option is to do Master’s Degree in Economics or Econometrics. This will help you pursue one of the best career options, Economic services.

MCA: Master of Computer Application (MCA) is the best higher study option for the B.Sc Mathematics graduate wishing to pursue their career in IT sector. Research Agencies like Defense Research and Development Organization prefer MCA graduates with Mathematics background in their Remote Sensing Centers. So MCA is a good higher study option.

MBA: Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the best higher study option for a B.Sc Mathematics graduate wishing to pursue a career in Management field. After the specialization in Finance in MBA, one can reach to higher positions like Chief Finance Officer in Corporate Sector.

you may pursue these as well:

Chartered Accountant (CA)

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Company Secretaryship (CS)

There are jobs available in various other sectors for the graduates of B.S Mathematics.

Software

Insurance

Market research

Banking sector

As for the NASA reference I posted, that is after MASTERS… I was merely guiding you to the highest target you can set and ultimately achieve. One can pursue aerospace technology after BS and apply to NASA

You can opt for chemical engineering, or you can research the engineering possibilities on any engineering university website, those will help you decide which engineering is best suited to your preferences. Check out GIKi for Pakistan and any other abroad, depending on where you would like to pursue your masters

if you want to teach – go for a PHD, if you want to work: go for banking or chem engineering and if you want to pursue purely business then MBA is a necessity because sooner or later growth will require you to have an MBA with a certain amount of work experience. If by scope you want to limit yourself to working in PAKISTAN alone. Then my advice to you would not be to pursue a certain degree to get a good job but to not limit yourself to finding work here only. Frankly speaking, the job scene is constantly changing esp in Pakistan given our currently unpredictable situation: I would advise you to not base your future career goals on the basis of what is doing great now, because for instance, only a year from now no marketer knew that digital marketing would take over other modes of communication as far as advertising is concerned. But it has happened, HBL just initiated branchless banking. There is immense opportunity in Pakistan for entrepreneurs, seldom try their luck. But times are changing now. So ultimately the choice is yours, however you see yourself years down the line.

CFA are the highest paying analysts. Highest paying jobs in the world. At one time this was the same for ACCA. If you intend to pursue CFA, then you can ensure a great career. But its not so easy to ace, so if you decide to get on this track, be prepared for great amount of study.

: http://www.cfainstitute.org/cfaprogram/Pages/index.aspx

it’s a three level exam! You can find out more on the link above!

There is no university in Pakistan yet that teaches CFA, there are however private centers that help with study! Academies!!! Passing all three levels makes your a chartered financial analyst. CFA stands for ‘Chartered Financial Analyst’. Obtaining a CFA charter involves sitting a set of 3 exams based on a rigorous curriculum designed by the CFA Institute that primarily covers Investment Management, Financial Analysis, Portfolio Management and Ethics in the Finance profession. The normal entrance requirements are a U.S. or equivalent Bachelors degree to sit the exam. The ultimate award of the charter further requires professional work experience and good professional standing. The program has worldwide recognition and is considered the premier qualification in Finance and Investments. The program can be completed on a self-study basis using the CFA Institute curriculum. You can get more information on their website and here is the face book page .https://www.facebook.com/CFAInstitute

its a three level exam. Like A levels is taken in two years on average, we have AS level and A level. You take cfa level 1 exams if you pass you then prep for level 2 and then for level 3, ideally CFA is a 3 yr examination, but if one does not pass a level, they retake it and then it becomes 4 and some people even finish in 5.

http://www.cfainstitute.org/cfaprogram/process/Pages/index.aspx

www.cfainstitute.org

CMA requirement is bachelors, I am sure you can Google these

Doubt many Pakistani universities offer those here and have a great repute, so wouldn’t advise you on them.

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