How You Benefit
Integrate and Refine your Skills
Many of today’s quantitative finance professionals began with a deep interest and ability in applied mathematics, finance, or computer science. The interdisciplinary focus of Bradley’s MSQF program will enable you to refine and re-contextualize your knowledge to learn the highly rigorous skills required to understand, design, manipulate, and interpret new and emerging financial models.
Expand your Possibilities
As the pace of financial innovation quickens, the demand for qualified financial engineers has increased. Use your skills to expand your job options and begin a highly intellectually challenging and lucrative career. Our rigorous curriculum and state-of-the art computer facilities put our MSQF program on par with the best quantitative finance programs in the nation. With an MSQF from Bradley you’ll be prepared for a wide range of opportunities including the trading of securities, financial modeling, sales, risk management, and portfolio management.
Prepare to Meet the Challenge
Bradley’s MSQF curriculum focuses on application of skills and knowledge from applied mathematics, financial models/theory, and computer science. Working with the latest tools in our dedicated computer science lab, you’ll develop your expertise in creating, implementing, and solving complex financial models—and be prepared to succeed in your career.
Learn from Active, Experienced Faculty
Unlike larger institutions, professors, not graduate students, teach your graduate program classes. Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods faculty keep pace with the rapidly evolving financial marketplace through a range of research interests and consulting activities. In addition to teaching responsibilities at Bradley, faculty also conduct financial planning and management seminars for local, regional, and national businesses.
Benefit from an Individual Focus
At Bradley, you benefit from access to professors who live locally and are available in person for questions, discussion, and one-on-one meetings. Special research projects and independent study also offer additional, individualized opportunities for mentoring.
Increase Your Credibility
The Foster College of Business Administration is one of only 5% of business schools worldwide to achieve and maintain the AACSB International accreditation, the gold standard for business school program quality, relevancy, and continuous improvement.