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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 end of the Fall 2018 Semeter..

Upcoming Events

Tue Mar 26 @11:50AM - 12:55PM
Mark Cerenzia - Princeton University
Tue Apr 23 @11:50AM - 12:55PM
Zachuary Feinstein - Washington University

Past Events

Tue Oct 09 @11:50AM - 12:55PM
An algorithmic approach to the optimal execution problem in finance
Arash Fahim - Florida State University
Tue Oct 23 @11:50AM - 12:55PM
Sharing Profits in the Sharing Economy
Gu Wang , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Fri Nov 16 @ 1:00AM - 02:30PM
Career Seminar: Rebellion Research (Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence Robo Advisor)
Alexander Fleiss, CEO of RebellionResearch.com - The AI Machine Learning Robo Advisor
Tue Nov 27 @11:50AM - 12:55PM
Optimal investment with transient price impact
Moritz Voss - UC Santa Barbara
Fri Nov 30 @ 1:00PM - 02:30PM
Career Seminar: Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP): FRM Exam Overview
Lisa S. Ponti, PhD, Vice President
FRM Certified Panel