Financial Mathematics (M.F.M.)
Our program's flexibility also allows you to include up to a four-course concentration in computer science, engineering or business so you're ready for advancement in your professional work. Your program will include courses that will provide you with a solid background in mathematical, numerical and statistical analyses — and valuable experience in modeling and computation.
We strive to offer you an individualized plan of study that meets your needs and career goals in each of our three areas of study.
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Applicants to the financial mathematics program should submit the following information in addition to the online application:
- Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
- Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
- A personal statement or résumé.
Additional requirements apply for international students.
Applicants should have a bachelor's degree in a science or technical area such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, economics or finance and have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Mathematics coursework in calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, elementary probability and statistics is required. Computer programming skills are also desirable.
Graduate assistantships are available.