If you excelled in high school math classes, you might wonder what you could do with a college education in mathematics. Two popular math career paths and fields of study are mathematician and actuary. Mathematicians and statisticians are highly educated math professionals who analyze numerical data to develop math theories, concepts and rules, which can […]

If math is your favorite subject, you might be wondering what you could do with a math or similar degree at the college level. While you can certainly choose to major in mathematics or statistics, you can also consider other math-related fields of study, such as actuarial science. Actuaries use their math skills to analyze […]

If you like working with numbers, you might wonder whether accounting or mathematics is a better college major for you to pursue. Both academic paths have their benefits, and both degrees can lead to a lucrative career. However, there are a lot of differences between the two fields of study. Choosing an accounting degree over […]

IMAGE SOURCE Differences in Cryptanalyst, Cryptographer or Cryptologist? A cryptographer is responsible for developing ciphers, security systems, and algorithms in order to encrypt sensitive/valuable information. Cryptology is the study of codes, both creating and solving them. Cryptography is the art of creating codes. Cryptanalysis is the art of surreptitiously revealing the contents of coded messages, breaking codes, […]

There are different names for the profession, judging from prominent online employment websites. Some of the names employers refer to the position are fraud specialist, fraud investigator, fraud analyst, fraud risk analyst, fraud detection analyst, and more. Are there as many different degrees as there are job titles? We will look at some of the […]

Since accountants work extensively with numbers, you might worry that going to graduate school for accounting will mean you need to study highly advanced mathematics. For students who aren’t as enthusiastic about complex mathematical equations and theories, the prospect of meeting the rigorous demands of a graduate curriculum in accounting can seem daunting. However, you […]

If you’re interested in a career as an auditor, you might be searching for a highly specialized bachelor’s degree in a subject such as internal auditing. These programs are rare, with the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reporting that only “a few” colleges across the U.S. offer this program of study. One concern […]

Do you have to love math to be an accountant? Due to the importance of numbers in the work of an accountant, you might think that you will have to take numerous – and difficult – math courses to earn your accounting degree. For potential accounting students who don’t enjoy or excel at complicated mathematical […]

Accountants are “number crunchers” by profession. However, there are important distinctions between this math-focused business program of study and a major in mathematics. While the field of accounting certainly requires familiarity with basic math, the focus of these programs of study is very different, as are the courses needed to graduate from these different degree […]

IMAGE SOURCE What is Intelligence Analysis? Intelligence analysis is a process of collecting and generating intelligence from multiple sources such as data and information. The process usually involves accumulating information about a variety of circumstances and individuals who have knowledge in areas that include strategy, operations, or tactical intelligence. According to the Central Intelligence Agency, […]