In the applied mathematics and statistics program, you can develop your mathematical skills and apply them to challenging problems in core areas such as engineering, science or business.

As early as in your freshman year, you are encouraged to participate in research projects with our faculty.

Our courses are taught exclusively by faculty with small class sizes, giving you the attention you deserve. The program flexibility allows you to pursue a second major or minor of your interest while completing your degree. Clarkson also offers undergraduates the ability to take graduate classes, a unique opportunity that puts you at the forefront of your chosen field.

Career Opportunities

Clarkson applied mathematics and statistics graduates work in industries, businesses, research laboratories, and government agencies as

  • applied mathematicians
  • statisticians
  • actuaries

You may also choose to continue your education in graduate programs in applied mathematics or related fields. The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics has extensive information on careers in mathematics on their careers page.

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The applied mathematics and statistics program consists of 44 credit hours in mathematics and statistics, 15 credit hours in science, and 15 credit hours in application electives.

Applied Mathematics and Statistics Major Curriculum


Looking to take your education a step further? Check out our list of minors to complement your applied mathematics and statistics degree degree.

Clarkson Minors

Experiential Learning

Research Opportunities

Faculty are constantly doing research in various topics. As early as in your freshman year, you can ask to be part of that research. Also, undergraduate research projects may earn academic credit (either as Directed Study, Undergraduate Research, or Honors Thesis) and may involve work during the semester or summer.

Internship and Co-op Opportunities

Math students have broad access to internships and co-ops. Math teaches critical thinking skills needed in every domain. The ability to use and interpret data is also an essential skill. Our students have engaged in opportunities at many national research laboratories and research facilities around the world, as well as in a broad collection of businesses.

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