The M.S. in Mathematical Finance is a 30-credit program that prepares students for careers in investment banks, hedge funds, asset management companies, financial software and data companies, and insurance companies, with roles in financial modeling and software development, model, market, credit, and operational risk management, asset valuation, trading desk support, trading, and portfolio management.
The program’s location close to New York and financial centers in New Jersey facilitates the process of interviewing for summer internships and long-term placement. Courses are taught by academic faculty and quantitative finance practitioners. The research expertise of the Mathematical Finance faculty includes financial modeling, numerical analysis, partial differential equations, probability theory, stochastic processes, and statistical analysis. The program is shaped by the practical experience of the faculty at quantitative finance research groups at leading investment banks and hedge funds and by their contacts with the financial industry. Admission is competitive, with a limited number of applicants admitted each year.
Strength of Scholarship. Faculty members have a strong research profile and have published widely in their fields.
Commitment of Scholarship. Courses are taught by faculty members committed to teaching and advising.
Small Classes. Enable extensive and personal interaction between students and faculty.
Research Resources. As a major state university, Rutgers offers extensive resources to support graduate research. Rutgers is a member of the Association of American Universities—the nationwide consortium of leading research universities—as well as the prestigious Big Ten Academic Alliance.
Accessibility. With easy access to major highways and NJ Transit commuter rail, the program is available to students from throughout New Jersey and beyond.
Educational Value. As the State University of New Jersey, a Rutgers education offers tremendous value.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)