Why Choose Applied Mathematics - Data Analytics?
In our combined Bachelor’s and M.S. program, you will master probabilistic modeling, databases and machine learning, operations research and statistics, and work on projects that combine these tools to solve complex problems and make informed decisions.
Analytics is one of the fastest growing fields in business, industry and government. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, job growth in this field will increase by 30% in the next 10 years.
Students who graduate from the Applied Mathematics-Data Analytics program have strong career choices with all of our recent graduates obtaining a job within six months of graduation and many students having job offers before they graduate. The department helps to create these opportunities by supporting students in the internship and job application process and connecting them with alumni at companies including Celonis, UPS, Blackrock, and ConEd. The department also has agreements with local nonprofit organizations like Casita Maria, which provides after school activities for children in the Bronx, to provide opportunities for applying data analytics to social justice issues.
Students are encouraged to complete internships. Recent students have interned for UPS, Blackrock, 1010 Data and the New York State Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
Students interested in obtaining a Ph.D. receive guidance during their Ph.D. application process. Students from our department have been successful in obtaining acceptances into Ph.D. programs in applied mathematics, statistics, and operations research at schools that include Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University, Pennsylvania State University, and Michigan State University.
Flexibility and Time to Completion
Our B.A./B.S. in Mathematics/M.S. in Applied Mathematics - Data Analytics students work with the graduate director to design a program that allows them to begin with graduate study in their junior year, and to finish the combined program in 5 years. Students count six credits of graduate coursework toward both their undergraduate and graduate degrees.
The cost is competitive for graduate programs in New York City. Financial support for the undergraduate component of the program follows regular undergraduate financial aid. In addition to loans, graduate assistantships and research assistantships are available for the last year of the program on a competitive basis.
Small classes foster collaborative problem solving and knowledge sharing. You will become a part of a caring and creative campus community, developing strong relationships, both with peers and professors.
Our New York City location is just minutes from the nation’s top financial and tech industry companies. Intern with established companies, like UPS or Google, or get in on the ground floor in New York’s booming tech startup industry.