Offered jointly by the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the Drucker School of Management, the Master of Science in Financial Engineering (MSFE) provides a flexible interdisciplinary curriculum that allows you to tailor your study to align it with your professional goals. Its hallmark: a close integration of management and mathematics.
The MSFE program provides you the skills to create and evaluate complex financial products to help you become a strategic leader in the field. You will draw on tools from applied math, statistics, and financial and economic theory while integrating managerial concepts and applications. Our program ranks among the top 30 financial engineering programs nationally and gives our graduates excellent preparation for careers in risk management, investment, banking, corporate finance, hedge funds, derivatives, and more.
- Flexible interdisciplinary curriculum, with a full- and part-time options, lets you tailor your study to align with your professional goals within quantitative finance.
- Learn from research faculty and experienced practitioners with expertise ranging from risk management to financial technology (FinTech) and beyond.
- Expand your market value by adding a concentration in data analytics or fintech, or by pursuing a dual degree in mathematics.
- Financial engineering students may apply directly to the two-year dual MSFE/MS in Mathematics program.
- Financial engineering students have the opportunity to participate in client-based projects through the Engineering & Computational Mathematics Clinic program.
- Our MSFE program is STEM designated, allowing international graduates of the program to remain in the U.S. for 36 months after graduation and receive work-based training.
- MSFE alumni go on to leadership roles in some of the most prominent financial firms and companies in the world, such as Goldman Sachs, Barclays, and AIG.