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Applied Mathematics Master's Program

Program Details


Master of Science


On campus


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Both established companies and startups are actively seeking experts in applied mathematics who can help deconstruct and solve problems on a global scale. Get on their recruiting radar with an applied mathematics master’s degree from Stevens.

Here, you’ll gain skills in a curriculum deeply rooted in mathematical foundations like differential equations, nonlinear optimization, statistics and computational mathematics. Those courses are complemented by Stevens’ nationally recognized offerings in engineering, science and business. In addition, you’ll pursue research activities that provide both real-world value and assets for your portfolio, setting you apart on the job market. Stevens’ applied mathematics master’s graduates go on to pursue a range of career paths, including as data scientists, investment analysts and R&D engineers. They work at large companies like Facebook and Honeywell, as well as leading universities such as Yale and the University of North Carolina.

The Stevens Advantage

Stevens’ Hoboken, N.J., location places students just across the river from Manhattan, home to the corporate headquarters for many large companies and a thriving tech startup community. From financial services to pharmaceuticals to next-generation tech, these employers constantly seek highly skilled talent and often turn to Stevens as a source for new hires.

More Advantages to our Program

  • Customizable curriculum

  • Independent study available

  • Interdisciplinary electives options

  • Research credit available

  • Thesis and non-thesis options

  • Coursework for strong mathematical foundation


  • Differential Equations

  • Optimization of Stochastic Systems

  • Data Science

Putting You on Track for Professional Success

The applied mathematics master's program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success in a variety of roles like:

  • Research Scientist

  • Data Scientist

  • Operations Researcher

  • Quantitative Analyst

  • Investment Analyst

  • Finance Analyst

  • Research and Development Engineer

  • Modeling Engineer

Our graduates have been hired at: Facebook, Honeywell, Humboldt University, Rutgers University, University of North Carolina, Yale University

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