Computer models are used by businesses from everything from weather forecasting to the development of new products, whether they are consumer durables or pharmaceuticals. The specialty program in applied and computational mathematics prepares graduates to assume roles leading projects in the design and implementation of computer models to address these important modeling issues for businesses.
Top employers regularly recruit Notre Dame graduates on site. The University of Notre Dame Career Center hosts events for students aiming for jobs on Wall Street, health care, and at major consulting firms. Our famously strong alumni network connects the program directly with potential employers. The Career Center hosts numerous career fairs, a Consulting Week, and also provides training in effective job search techniques, interviewing, and professional presentation.
Our program's flexibility allows students to tailor it to their professional interests. They will have the opportunity to substitute required classes with a wide range of courses in applied and computational mathematics and statistics, as well as various electives. They will be able to enroll in short course modules on business fundamentals and communications to complement their quantitative skills. With this solid background, graduates entering the workplace will be able to contribute immediately and meaningfully to the modeling of complex phenomena to solve real world problems in industry.