Curriculum

The Specialization in Quantitative Finance is part of the STEM-approved MS in Quantitative Economics. You’ll earn the master’s degree and the specialization in just one year under the guidance of senior researcher faculty and accomplished professionals. Courses include problem sets and projects and are all grounded in both theory and practice. Faculty coordinate across classes so that you have an integrated experience throughout the program.

Read through the degree requirements below and then download course descriptions to learn more. You can also learn about the faculty.

Degree Requirements

Finance and Economics Core
Econometrics
Financial Economics
Special Topics in Financial Modeling
Macroeconomics 1
Microeconomics 1
Microeconomics 2

Quantitative Methods
Financial Time Series Analysis
Probability and Statistics
Mathematical Methods

Data Science
Data Science for Quantitative Finance
 

Field Work
Internship or Research Project in Quantitative Finance

Sample Course Sequence:

12-month (Full-Time) Course Sequence:
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Mathematical Methods
Probability and Statistics
Microeconomics 1
Econometrics
Macroeconomics 1
Microeconomics 2
Financial Economics
Financial Time Series Analysis
Data Science for Quantitative Finance
Fieldwork

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