Master of Science in Quantitative Finance (MS)

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Program Overview

The Master of Science in Quantitative Finance prepares students to meet professional finance challenges in public, private, and not-for-profit organizations. The program is interdisciplinary and is designed for students with very strong quantitative backgrounds who have objectives of understanding, modeling, and determining solutions to complex financial problems such as uncertainty (risk) management and derivatives. The program is open to full- and part-time students. Students may enter the program directly having obtained an undergraduate degree or through the companion 3-2 BS/BA-MSQF program. Students may enter in August or January. Courses are typically offered during traditional class days and times. For complete information, visit the MS Quantitative Science Program website.

Accreditation

The MSQF program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). For complete information, visit the MS Quantitative Science Program website.

Program Requirements

The MSQF program consists of 30 semester hours for students with appropriate mathematical and finance undergraduate backgrounds. Of these hours 15 semester hours consist of specified preparatory courses in mathematics and computer science. The remaining 15 credit hours consist of financial modeling using these preparatory courses. For complete information, visit the MS Quantitative Science Program website.

Admission Requirements

In addition to meeting the admission requirements of the Graduate School, individuals seeking admission to the MSQF program must submit official scores for the GMAT and a current resume. For complete information, visit the MS Quantitative Science Program website.

Department Contact Information

Program Coordinator and Department Chair
Philip Horvath, (309) 677-2313, hap@bradley.edu

Department Support
Teri Foster, (309) 677-2281, tjof@bradley.edu