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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, government or nonprofit institutions.

Selected Courses:

Applied Stochastic Processes for Financial Models
Credit Risk
Debt Instruments and Markets
Hedge Fund Strategies
Introduction to the Theory of Probability
Mathematics of Investments
Modern Portfolio Theory and Asset Management

Especially Applicable to Students with Careers in Finance, such as:

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