The Mathematical Finance program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is designed to prepare students to pursue financial careers in a variety of industries. Graduates of the program have gone onto careers in investment banking, financial modeling, software development, risk management, trading desk support and portfolio management.
To earn the Master of Science in Mathematical Finance degree a student must complete 30 semester hours (10 graduate classes) of advanced course work and pass a comprehensive exam.
The M.S. in Mathematical Finance program is structured for both full-time and part-time students. Some of our students attend full-time and finish in 12-16 months. Working professionals who attend part-time usually take 24-30 months to complete the program.
Core courses are offered twice a year at either UNC Charlotte's main campus or The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City located in the heart of center city Charlotte.
- Financial Economic Theory
- Cross-Section and Time-Series Econometrics
- Financial Econometrics
- Financial Elements of Derivatives
- Fixed Income Securities and Credit Risk
- Stochastic Calculus for Finance
- 12 months
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DisciplinesMathematics Finance Financial Mathematics View 932 other Masters in Mathematics in United States
- A baccalaureate degree in a related field with a GPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.0, with an average of 3.0 in the junior and senior years
- A transcript of all previous academic work
- Acceptable scores on each portion of the GRE or a GMAT score with a minimum score of at least the 85th percentile on the quantitative section. The GMAT/GRE could be waived for candidates meeting certain requirements.
- At least three evaluations
- Specific coursework equivalent to the following: introductory course in the Theory of Finance; a standard two-semester sequence in Calculus; Linear algebra; and at least one upper-level course in Probability and Statistics. Students are strongly recommended to be familiar with at least one programming language, most preferably C or C++
- For applicants from non-English speaking countries, the following language requirement tests and minimum scores are accepted: IELTS, 6.5, TOEFL, Computer-Based - 220, Internet-Based – 83
International18272 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9136 USD per semester during 12 months.
National18272 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9136 USD per semester during 12 months.
In-State9316 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4658 USD per semester during 12 months.
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