Rochester Institute of Technology

Academic Program Overviews

Student Skills & Capabilities, Salary Data, Career Information 

Applied and Computational Mathematics MS

Program Overview

Create innovative computing solutions, mathematical models, and dynamic systems to solve problems in industries such as engineering, biology, and more.

Learn more about this program through RIT's program page

Degrees Awarded

  • Master of Science


  • Approximately 19 students are enrolled in this program

Cooperative Education & Experiential Education Component

  • Co-op is optional for this program
  • Minimum co-op requirement: N/A
  • Co-op availability: N/A

Salary Information

Co-op:   ID
MS:        ID

Student Skills & Capabilities

Software: Maple, Mathematica, MATLAB, Minitab
Programming Languages: C++, Java
Data analysis
Modeling physical systems
Risk Analysis
Probability modeling
Developing algorithms
Note: Skill sets will vary depending on each student’s undergraduate education, work experience, and selected concentration area.

Equipment & Facilities

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.

Job Titles

Sr. Project Manager, Sr. Software Tester, Image Science Engineer, Data Analytics Manager, Software Engineer

Significant Points

  • 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.
  • 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.

Selected Employer Hiring Partners

Daimer Trucks North America, Harris Corp,, CIGNA Healthcare, National Security Agency, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, University of Rochester, Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Microsoft

Contact Us

We appreciate your interest in your career and we will make every effort to help you succeed. Feel free to contact Kris Stehler, the career services coordinator who works with the Applied & Computational Mathematics  program. For your convenience, you can access information and services through our web site at

Kris Stehler, Career Services Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 585.475.5468
Rochester Institute of Technology . Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
Bausch & Lomb Center
57 Lomb Memorial Drive . Rochester NY  14623-5603