M.Sc. On Campus

Finance - Quantitative Finance

University of Houston

12 months
10104 USD/year
10104 USD/year
4008 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Finance - Quantitative Finance program of the University of Houston is suitable for students interested in careers in investment management and trading that require proficiency in quantitative analytic skills.


About the Program

There is rising demand for such skills with the ever-increasing availability of large datasets. Students with this background may be hired as quantitative financial analysts by firms specializing in quantitative portfolio management, trading, or risk management. Outside of the financial industry, there is increasing demand for quantitative analysts by firms in energy and related industries, healthcare, and consulting.

The curriculum in the Finance - Quantitative Finance program of the University of Houston combines core finance courses with specialized courses in financial econometrics (intersection of finance and statistical techniques), stochastic calculus, computational finance, data analytics, and programming for algorithmic or machine learning applications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fixed Income
  • Derivatives
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Stochastic Calculus and Computational Finance
  • Programming in R - Finance Applications
  • Analyzing Financial Statements

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 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

  • Admission to the MS in Finance program requires a four-year undergraduate degree in any discipline from an accredited university.
  • BBA Finance graduates from the UH Bauer College of Business who are admitted to the MSF program within two years of graduating with the undergraduate degree will require only 30 graduate credits (or ten full-semester courses) to complete the MSF degree.
  • Application for Graduate Studies
  • Transcripts
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, less than 5 years old
  • International applicants must submit comply with English language proficiency requirements
  • An application fee is required ($75 for domestic applicants and $150 for international applicants)
  • Resume
  • Goal Statement
  • Letters of recommendation for MS in Finance are not required, nor accepted

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5052 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    10104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5052 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4008 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2004 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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