Program overview

Mathematics students gain the analytical, critical thinking and reasoning skills necessary to begin a career in any high-demand, problem-solving environment. Our rigorous, yet insightful instruction will build your knowledge on foundational mathematical topics to advanced theories and techniques. 

Students may also enjoy connecting with like-minded students in our Mathematics Club, participate in extracurricular mathematics activities and related networking events.

Rider students with math professor

Program requirements

The mathematics major encompasses a broad study in mathematics with a rigorous curriculum featuring advanced coursework in algebra, calculus, geometry and statistics alongside related courses in non-mathematics disciplines. 

A solution for the future

Math is everywhere and Rider Mathematics graduates can apply their strong analytical and critical thinking skills to various career paths or deepen their understanding of the discipline through graduate study. 

Common careers:

  • Accounting
  • Actuary
  • Computer programmer
  • Data analyst
  • Mathematics teacher
  • Statistician
  • Software engineer
  • Urban planning and development

Engaged learning

Learning by doing. That’s the driving principle behind Engaged Learning at Rider. It’s where theory meets practice, giving you the opportunity to apply the knowledge, skills and insights you’ve gained in the classroom to real-world situations and professional settings.

Aerial view of students walking on path

Financial aid resources

Learn more about financial aid, tuition and the various options we offer to make your college education affordable.


Mathematics (B.A.)

Ahmad Mojiri

Associate Professor, Department Chair

Department of Mathematics

Mike and Patti Hennessy Science and Technology Center

amojiri [at]


Academic Focus: Mathematics

Exterior shot of the Science and Technology Center