University of Southern California

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Financial Engineering


Waite Phillips Hall 3470 Trousdale Parkway

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. in Financial Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

Financial Engineering is a multidisciplinary education program that involves the Viterbi School of Engineering, the Marshal School of Business and the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences (Department of Economics). Financial engineering uses tools from finance and economics, engineering, applied mathematics and statistics to address problems such as derivative securities valuation, strategic planning and dynamic investment strategies, risk management etc which are of interest to investment and commercial banks, trading companies, hedge funds, insurance companies, corporate risk managers and regulatory agencies etc. The objective of the MS in Financial Engineering program is the training of graduate students with Engineering, Applied Mathematics or Physics backgrounds in the application of mathematical and engineering tools to finance.


University of Southern California is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

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