Mathematical Sciences Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies in the Department of Mathematical Sciences Offer Access to New York and Widen your Career Options

Our graduate degree programs provide you with the foundational skills, knowledge and research expertise to prepare you for a successful career that can tackle issues in a broad range of industries.

Recognizing that the study of math is the foundation of many scientific and engineering disciplines, the Department of Mathematical Sciences is committed to supporting the kind of mathematics-related fundamentals that you need to address the toughest challenges facing industry, business and society today.

Proximity to New York City, a major industry hub, provides innumerable professional opportunities for you to build a promising and purposeful career in academia or in a diverse spectrum of industries, including aerospace engineering, bioinformatics, cryptography, data mining, environmental science, finance, healthcare, materials science, pharmaceutical statistics and wireless communications.

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Program Features

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Online Degree Options

Get a degree or professional certificate — including a master’s degree — in a high-demand, high-impact field entirely online. Study with the same distinguished faculty as on-campus students.

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Lectures and Seminars

The department periodically invites a preeminent scientist for a sequence of informal talks and formal lectures. Awareness of recent developments in your field is an important component of professional development. Therefore, attendance at seminars is required of all full-time graduate and doctoral students.

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Student Organizations

Stevens is home to a number of graduate student societies. Within each department, these organizations foster collaborative student relationships to help you find friends and to provide a sense of home while you're away from home.

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International Students

International students from more than 60 countries are welcomed not only by the Stevens campus community, but also by the city of Hoboken, our charming home city that is just minutes from all that New York City has to offer.

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Financial Aid

Your estimated cost of attendance includes many things — tuition is only one part of the equation. Examine the information that will help you estimate your graduate education costs.

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Assistantships and Fellowships

Stevens offers funding to select graduate students in the form of teaching assistantships, research assistantships and fellowships. Limited in number, these highly competitive opportunities are awarded to exceptional candidates based on merit.

Research and Teaching

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is a leader in the field of algebraic cryptography and is home to the internationally recognized Algebra and Cryptology Center, a multidisciplinary initiative between the Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science dedicated to applying new computational algebra techniques to practical problems in cryptography and cryptanalysis.

In our department, you'll have the opportunity to explore our research strengths in the areas of group theory, stochastic modeling, mathematical models of risk, optimization and control under uncertainty and risk, statistical learning, numerical analysis, partial differential equations (PDEs) and reliability theory. Our faculty members are supported by major government funding agencies and also collaborate with the Stevens Institute for Artificial Intelligence, the Center for Research toward Advancing Financial Technologies and the Center for Quantum Science and Engineering.

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Graduate Admissions

Questions? Visit the Graduate Admissions web page. Ready to take the next step? Apply below.

Center for Student Success

The department’s Center for Student Success team is dedicated to furthering the Stevens mission of student centricity by fostering academic and leadership development, career readiness and personal growth in all graduate students enrolled in our programs. 

Our team ensures that you have all the resources you need to succeed during your time at Stevens and beyond. Our personalized academic advising model and robust series of events and programs will introduce you to cutting-edge research, industry partners and alumni networks.