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Science, Mathematics & Psychology Majors

If you seek ways to make a difference through applied problem solving, Rider’s Science, Math and Psychology programs will challenge and inspire you. Small, project-oriented classes, faculty mentoring and early hands-on research and field experiences will enhance your learning. Those experiences prepare our graduates for continued academic study at graduate and professional school, as well as impressive career success.

See the success of recent science, mathematics and psychology graduates in the sampling below. 

Science, Mathematics & Psychology Majors Offered at Rider

Rider offers an impressive range of majors for students interested STEM-related studies and psychology.

Programs

Current Positions Held

The following is a sampling of jobs now held by recent Rider graduates, representing the wide range of career paths taken by our science, mathematics and science majors.

  • Account Manager
  • Behavioral Therapist
  • Conference Associate
  • Counselor
  • CTL Reviewer
  • Customer Analyst
  • Data Governance Architect
  • Educator 
  • ERP Manager
  • Grants and Charity Manager
  • Human Services Assistant
  • Internet Recruiting Consultant
  • Marine Mammal Intern
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Primary Therapist
  • Project Analyst
  • Senior Manager, Product Development
  • Senior Video Reporter
  • Systems Technician
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Survey Specialist
  • Registered Nurse - ICU
  • Research Assistant
  • Therapeutic Staff Support

Employers

Rider graduates holding degrees in science, mathematics or psychology are always in demand; recent graduates are currently employed in government, business, healthcare and non-profit sectors.

Carrier Clinic
Children's Crisis Treatment Center
Church & Dwight Co. Inc.
Conti
Couleursd Aromes
DataRam
Daybreak Treatment Center
Handex Consulting & Remediation
Hopewell Elementary
Jansen
JPMorganChase
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Monster
Princeton House Behavioral Health
The New York Academy of Sciences
University of Alberta
Virginia Marine Resources Commission
Warner Chilcott

Internships / Co-Ops

While many students pursue research opportunities at Rider, others engage in internships and professional co-op experiences in medical, government and education settings.

Carrier Clinic
ConAgra Foods
Northwestern University

Graduate & Professional Schools

The academic rigor and focus of Rider’s undergraduate programs provided our recent alumni with an excellent foundation admission to these excellent graduate and professional schools.

Cornell University
Johns Hopkins University
New Mexico State University
Penn State University
The Scripps' kellogg School of Science and Technology
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Study Abroad Opportunities

In addition to traditional study abroad experiences, Rider offers short-term, faculty-led programs that focus on topics of special interest to majors in science, mathematics and psychology, such as sustainability and the environment.

Australia
Costa Rica
England
New Zealand
Spain
  • $40,204
    Average salary reported for math and science majors in 2011 by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

  • SCIENCE + BUSINESS =
    A World of Change
    Each year, Rider’s science and business faculty offer Nature's Business, a study abroad experience that explores the relationship between business and science. They’ve traveled to Panama, Galapagos, Vietnam, Peru and Costa Rica.

  • National Presentations
    Nearly two dozen science, mathematics and psychology students are annually invited to appear with Rider faculty at prestigious national conferences to present their joint research findings.


I was always encouraged to think critically about what’s in front of me. That’s been a huge advantage for me in the lab today.

Behavioral Neuroscience