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Quantitative Finance


Understanding recent developments in financial markets and products requires a degree of sophistication not only in finance, but also in stochastic processes, statistics and applied economics. This specialization provides the necessary education for students seeking mathematically demanding finance positions in industry, financial institutions or government or nonprofit institutions.

Sample Courses:

Advanced Futures and Options
Applied Stochastic Processes for Financial Models
Credit Risk
Debt Instruments and Markets
Forecasting Time Series Data
Introduction to the Theory of Probability
Mathematics of Investments
Modern Portfolio Theory and Asset Management

Especially Applicable to Careers in Finance such as:

Asset Management
Equity and Fixed Income Research
Financial Engineering
Investment Banking
Public Finance
Risk Management
Sales and Trading

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