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Our degree program, "MSMF", integrates theoretical foundations with practical applications to quantitative finance. Core courses are offered by the departments of Mathematics, Statistics, and Electrical and Computer Engineering; electives are offered by these departments, the Business School, and the departments of Computer Science, Economics, Systems Engineering, and Operations Research.

What is Mathematical Finance?

Excellent descriptions of mathematical finance and the careers and opportunities available to students are provided by the International Association of Financial Engineers and the Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences.For more technical information about quantitative finance and risk management, visit the websites of Global Derivatives, the Global Association of Risk Professionals, and Willmott.


We prepare our graduates for rewarding careers in investment banks, hedge funds, asset management companies, financial software and data companies, and insurance companies, with roles in financial modeling and software development, model, market, credit, and operational risk management, asset valuation, trading desk support, trading, and portfolio management.

To see the latest MSMF placement information, please review the MSMF Career Employment announcement in our News.

Applicant Information

We encourage you to apply for admission well before the deadline. Applicants and prospective students are invited to attend one of our upcoming web conference application information sessions (please contact us for upcoming dates) or to meet the Director, Paul Feehan, during weekly office hours at the New Brunswick campus.

News & Announcements

The MSMF Program is now Accepting Applications for the Fall 2019 Semester

The deadline for international applications is February 15, 2019 and domestic applications is April 15, 2019.   All applications are reviewed on a rolling basis beginning December 1, 2018.

Introducing: MS in Mathematical Finance Merit Scholarships

Three scholarships will be awarded to Fall 2018 students who present outstanding mathematical talent as evidenced by coursework, exam scores & qualifying professional experience.

Scholarship recipients will be announced at the Fall 2018 Orientation.

Upcoming Events

Fri Sep 21 @ 1:00PM - 02:30PM
Career Seminar: Develop your LinkedIn Profile
PAOLA M. DOMINGUEZ, M.A. | International Student Career Development Specialist
Tue Sep 25 @11:50AM - 12:55PM
Optimal portfolio allocations in a heterogeneous banking system
Marko Weber; Columbia University
Fri Sep 28 @ 1:00PM - 02:30PM
Career Seminar: NRG Energy
Matthew Orlando, Lead Recruiter, Corporate Talent Acquisition
Fri Oct 05 @ 1:00PM - 02:30PM
Career Seminar: Discussion with Panel of Investment Professionals
Panel Discussion:
Arvind Kumar, Analyst at Barclays
Parin Tolia, Chief Investment Officer, Asset Management Group, Safra National Bank
Rahul Sachdeo, CEO & Founder, Atara Capital
Tue Oct 09 @11:50AM - 12:55PM
An algorithmic approach to the optimal execution problem in finance
Arash Fahim - Florida State University

Past Events

Tue Apr 17 @11:40AM - 12:45PM
Optimal Portfolio under Fractional Stochastic Environment
Jean-Pierre Fouque, UC Santa Barbara
Fri Apr 20 @ 2:00PM - 03:30PM
Atara Capital Partners
Rahul Sachdeo, CEO & Founder
Tue Apr 24 @11:40AM - 12:45PM
Exit problems near hyperbolic equilibria and noisy heteroclinic networks
Zsolt Pajor-Gyulai , NYU
Fri Apr 27 @ 2:00PM - 03:30PM
Panel: Art of Communicating Technical results to a Non-Technical Audience
Wed Sep 12 @11:00AM - 01:30PM
Career Seminar: Bloomberg Visit
Bloomberg Terminal Training; Meet & Greet with Quant Team; Site Tour @ Bloomberg NYC Headquarters

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Mathematical Finance Master's Program

Department of Mathematics, Hill 348
Hill Center for Mathematical Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
110 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8019

Email: finmath (at)
Phone: +1.848.445.3920
Fax: +1.732.445.5530