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College Of Engineering And Applied Sciences
Applied Mathematics & Statistics
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Why Study Applied Mathematics & Statistics?

As an Applied Mathematic & Statistics major, you'll learn about a wide variety of mathematical theories and techniques that are used by analysts and researchers in government, industry, and science. Our courses will give you the opportunity to develop problem-solving techniques using campus computing facilities. The department is among the top-ranked in the nation.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Actuarial Science
  • Statistics
  • Operations Research or Management Science
  • Programmer-Analyst

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Probability Theory
  • Probability and Statistics in the Life Sciences
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Computational Geometry

ADMISSION INFO:

Successful applicants will have earned outstanding grades in calculus and physics, and performed exceptionally well on the Math section of the SAT and/or ACT.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Actuary
  • Algorithm Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Software Engineer

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Cigna
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Twitter

Interested in this Major?

Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Chair: Joseph Mitchell

Office: P-139B Math Tower

Phone: (631) 632-8370

College Of Engineering And Applied Sciences
Applied Mathematics & Statistics
Back to all Programs

Why Study Applied Mathematics & Statistics?

As an Applied Mathematic & Statistics major, you'll learn about a wide variety of mathematical theories and techniques that are used by analysts and researchers in government, industry, and science. Our courses will give you the opportunity to develop problem-solving techniques using campus computing facilities. The department is among the top-ranked in the nation.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Actuarial Science
  • Statistics
  • Operations Research or Management Science
  • Programmer-Analyst

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Probability Theory
  • Probability and Statistics in the Life Sciences
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Computational Geometry

ADMISSION INFO:

Successful applicants will have earned outstanding grades in calculus and physics, and performed exceptionally well on the Math section of the SAT and/or ACT.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Actuary
  • Algorithm Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Software Engineer

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Cigna
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Twitter

Interested in this Major?

Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Chair: Joseph Mitchell

Office: P-139B Math Tower

Phone: (631) 632-8370

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