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Applied and Computational Mathematics MS

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 reported

Engineer; Economist; Analyst (e.g. Operations Research); Physicist; Cryptanalyst (codes); Actuary; Teacher; Market Researcher; Financial Advisor

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

Harris Corporation, Daimler Trucks North America, Epic, Genesee Community College,


  • Biotech and Life Sciences

  • Defense

  • Government (Local, State, Federal)

  • Insurance

  • Investment Banking

  • Telecommunications


Outcome Rates*

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 83.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 17.00%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 83.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 17.00%
Alternative Plans 0%

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education

Cooperative education enables students to alternate periods of study on campus with periods of full-time, paid professional employment. Students may pursue a co-op position after their first semester. Co-op is optional for this program.

Learn more about co-op and how it helps launch successful careers.