M.Sc. On Campus

Mathematical Finance and Financial Technology

18 months
61050 USD/year
61050 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MS in Mathematical Finance and Financial Technology at Boston University is a full-time, three-semester, 39-credit program with a common core during the first semester. In the two remaining semesters, students have the choice to concentrate in Asset Management, Quantitative Analytics, Risk Management, or Analytics & Research.


Mathematical Finance and Financial Technology students at Boston University also have the option to graduate without choosing a concentration.

Learning Goals

The MS in Mathematical Finance Program is focused on producing proficient quantitative experts along the following domains:

  • Computational expertise and data science
  • Financial econometrics and statistical expertise
  • Stochastic mathematics
  • Market structures and financial instruments
  • Risk management
  • Derivatives
  • Credit risk
  • Portfolio theory and its implementation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Finance 
  • Programming for Mathematical Finance 
  • Statistics for Mathematical Finance 
  • Stochastic Methods of Asset Pricing
  • Fixed Income Securities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee ($125)
  • Video Essay & Written Essay
  • Resume
  • University-Level Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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    61050 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 61050 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    61050 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 61050 USD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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