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Salary and Career Info

Applied and Computational Mathematics MS

An applied and computational mathematics master’s degree that is designed for you to create innovative computing solutions, mathematical models, and dynamic systems to solve problems in industries such as engineering, biology, and more.

Program skills

Maple, Mathematica, MATLAB, Minitab

Programming Languages:
C++, Java

Data analysis, Modeling physical systems, Simulation, Risk Analysis, Probability modeling, Optimization, Developing algorithms

Program facilities equipment

Students have access to programming, statistical and simulation languages, graphics software, and design tools on a variety of platforms. Symbolic computation and statistical laboratories are also available.

Program job titles

Network Consulting Engineer; Junior Accountant; Data Analyst; Software Engineer; Junior Business Analyst; Data Scientist; Technical Advisory; Fund Accountant; Sr. Project Manager

Program significant points

  • Graduates work in areas such as: mathematical modeling and analysis of manufacturing, computer and communications systems; transportation optimization; financial mathematics; biological modeling; and consulting planning.
  • This program provides students with the capability to apply mathematical models and methods to study various problems that arise in industry and business, with an emphasis on developing computable solutions that can be implemented.

Select program hiring partners

L3Harris Technologies; U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Spotify; Northrop Grumman; Matrix Research, Inc.; MahiGaming; Kroll Bond Rating Agency; Epic Systems Corporation; Overstock.com


Outcome Rates for Applied and Computational Mathematics MS

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 92.31%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 92.31%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education

What makes an RIT science and math education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete science and math co-ops and gain real-world experience that sets you apart. Co-ops in the College of Science include cooperative education and internship experiences in industry and health care settings, as well as research in an academic, industry, or national lab. These are not only possible at RIT, but are passionately encouraged.

What makes an RIT education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete relevant, hands-on career experience. At the graduate level, and paired with an advanced degree, cooperative education and internships give you the unparalleled credentials that truly set you apart. Learn more about graduate co-op and how it provides you with the career experience employers look for in their next top hires.

National Labs Career Events and Recruiting

The Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education offers National Labs and federally-funded Research Centers from all research areas and sponsoring agencies a variety of options to connect with and recruit students. Students connect with employer partners to gather information on their laboratories and explore co-op, internship, research, and full-time opportunities.  These national labs focus on scientific discovery, clean energy development, national security, technology advancements, and more. Recruiting events include our university-wide Fall Career Fair, on-campus and virtual interviews, information sessions,  1:1 networking with lab representatives, and a National Labs Resume Book available to all labs.