The Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program is designed to prepare students to pursue careers in finance. Increasingly, financial institutions, investment banks, and commodities firms rely upon highly sophisticated mathematical models to identify, measure, and manage risk. These models require professionals with extensive skills in both finance and mathematics.
The nationally ranked Mathematical Finance program is a joint program of the Departments of Finance and Economics in the Belk College of Business and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences. Students take courses from all three departments in an integrated curriculum and may use electives to tailor the program to their specific interests.
The Mathematical Finance program is a designated STEM allowing for a total of 29 months of OPT.