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The Master of Arts in Mathematics at YU Katz starts with core mathematical sciences, including probability theory and mathematical statistics, and then continues onto specialized topics, such as nonlinear partial differential equations, geometric analysis, mathematical physics, K-theory and C*-algebras, dynamical systems, network science, computational topology, and data science. Students learn to apply their mathematical skills in industries such as finance, technology, pharmaceuticals, bioscience, marketing, energy, insurance, research, or policy.

International students are eligible for the 24-month STEM extension to the regular 12-month Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Why a Master's in Mathematics?

The Katz Math program is built on the apprenticeship model. Students will choose a research project and a develop it across multiple semesters under the guidance of a faculty member or industry mentor. Recent research projects have included applications to systems biology, complex networks, topological insulators, and astrodynamics.

Students may do an internship for course credit with approval from their faculty advisor.


Required Courses

- Applied Functional Analysis
- Complex Variables
- Mathematical Modeling
- Mathematical Statistics
- Ordinary Differential Equations
- Partial Differential Equations
- Probability Theory
- Real Variables
- Scientific Computing


- Applied Data Science
- Computational Science
- Computational Topology
- Data Science
- Dynamical Systems
- Mathematics of Finance
- Methods of Applied Mathematics
- Network Sciences

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The New York City Advantage


With its abundant and diverse opportunities for fieldwork, internships, and networking, New York City is the perfect place is to attend graduate school. As part of Yeshiva University, the Katz School connects students to the vast network of alumni and employers in the city and beyond. Plus, in their free time, students can explore the greatest city in the world.

Careers and Job Outlook

Career Opportunities

- Government agencies
- Engineering research organizations
- Computer information and software firms
- Energy systems firms
- Financial service and investment management firms
- Academic and research institutions
- 21% Projected job-growth rate in mathematics via U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- $111,110 - Median salary in the field via U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Admission and Financial Aid

Though most applicants will have an academic background in mathematics, statistics, computer science, physical sciences, or engineering, applicants with backgrounds with other backgrounds will be considered. Contact the Admissions Office at for transcript review.

All applicants are automatically considered for scholarships and graduate assistantships. Awards are determined during the application review process. Katz encourages students to apply early as application and funding decisions are made on a rolling (i.e. first come, first served) basis.

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Why YU Katz?

The Katz School at Yeshiva University offers degrees with utility. Katz degrees and services are built with students' career success in mind. Katz works with industry experts and academics to ensure students' graduate school experience provides the skills students need to succeed in a career or doctoral program concrete, specific ways. Katz curricula is project-based, meaning students will use the theories, frameworks, and strategies they'll learn in class and apply them to simulations based on industry problems. The result is students will graduate with a portfolio of projects to impress prospective employers.

Katz believes in challenging students to lead with curiosity, utilize data, and listen to diverse viewpoints. The Katz community leads with values--kindness, honesty, generosity, integrity, and justice towards others--and to aims to leave the world a little better than they found it.

Location & Contact

Program in Mathematics

The Katz School
Yeshiva University

500 West 185th Street
New York, NY 10033-3201
United States

Morton Lowengrub


Phone: 646-592-4031

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