Certificate in Financial Mathematics

The graduate certificate in Financial Mathematics program provides coverage of the core mathematical tools used in financial modeling for pricing derivative securities, hedging portfolio exposures, and risk managing. These tools are heavily used by financial practitioners for investment management and for mandated regulatory compliance.

Summary

Covers the core mathematical tools used in financial modeling for pricing derivative securities, hedging portfolio exposures and managing risk. Provides students with the theoretical knowledge as well as the practical methods and skills needed to begin or enhance a career as a quantitative analyst in the financial industry. Also builds the multidisciplinary foundation to prepare quantitative analysts for lifelong skills development.

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Students in the Financial Mathematics Graduate Certificate Program will learn a wide range of leadership and management skills in addition to the following skills: 

  • Stochastic calculus. 
  • Mathematical finance. 
  • Term structure models. 
  • Credit risk models. 
  • Partial differential equations. 
  • Time series analysis (ARIMA and GARCH models).

Advisement

Jonathan Smitherson

Pole, Andrew

Director M.S. in Math and Comp Finance

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Pole, Andrew
Director M.S. in Math and Comp Finance, Mathematical Sciences
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