M.Sc. On Campus

Quantitative Finance and Risk Management

10 months
1142 USD/credit 34260 USD/full
1142 USD/credit 34260 USD/full
1142 USD/credit 34260 USD/full
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Develop expertise in the quantitative modeling and risk management principles and best industry practices driving the financial services industry today with the Master of Science in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management in Temple University’s Fox School of Business.


The Quantitative Finance and Risk Management master’s degree program at Temple University is the only program of its kind in the greater Philadelphia region, offering the ideal way to pursue your Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation and a prestigious master’s degree simultaneously.The Quantitative Finance and Risk Management MS will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue in-demand quantitative financial and risk management career roles. Explore evolving financial technology trends, develop global market insights and hone relevant skills including:

  • derivative valuation,
  • enterprise risk management,
  • machine learning in finance,
  • numerical valuation methods,
  • quantitative fixed income modeling and
  • structured financial products.
Endowing students with broad financial knowledge, the Quantitative Finance and Risk Management MS raises the benchmark for programs supporting the FRM designation through interdisciplinary studies in:
  • computational programming,
  • continuous time finance,
  • data science for finance,
  • econometric and time series analysis,
  • financial risk management,
  • global markets, and
  • numerical methods.

Future Career

The Fox Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD) provides students with career coaching and professional development resources that support the job search. Graduates are distinctly qualified to contribute in quantitative analysis areas in the financial services industry, including financial modeling, financial risk management, information technology, portfolio management, and securities trading roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivative Markets
  • Fixed Income
  • Stochastic Calculus & Finance
  • Financial Technology
  • Asset Pricing
  • Continuous Time Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Letters of Reference: 2
  • Coursework Required for Admission Consideration
  • Statement of Goals: Essay prompts can be found in the application portal.
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Resume: Current resume or CV is required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34260 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1142 USD per credit during 10 months.
  • National

    34260 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1142 USD per credit during 10 months.
  • In-State

    34260 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1142 USD per credit during 10 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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