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 in 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
  • Introduction to the Theory of Probability
  • Debt Instruments and Markets
  • Forecasting Time Series Data
  • Credit Risk
  • Mathematics of Investment
  • 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