Master of Science (MS) in Quantitative Finance

Combines Quantitative and Computer Skills With Financial Theory and Applications

Drexel LeBow’s STEM-designated Master of Science in Quantitative Finance will empower you to make important strategic financial decisions using data-driven insights.

The MS in Quantitative Finance is designed to prepare you for a wide range of careers, including risk management, credit analysis, quantitative investing and more. Throughout the program, you will be exposed to techniques such as industry and company analysis and forecasting. With course topics ranging from business valuation and portfolio management to cyber risk and big data, you will be prepared to tackle the latest issues facing industry today. Course content is also aligned with sections of the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) exams.

You’ll master concepts such as derivatives and valuation as well as big data and machine learning, while sharpening the essential skills necessary to excel in this field. This degree provides comprehensive training in the following areas:

  • Security analysis
  • Portfolio management
  • Data analysis and forecasting
  • Credit risk analysis
  • Derivatives and risk management
  • Performance measurement

With the opportunity for real-world application through our consulting courses, industry-based projects and an international residency you’ll be able to gain practical experience you can easily apply in the field.

MS in Quantitative Finance Program Details

  • Offered in a traditional face-to-face classroom setting with the option to take online courses
  • Full-time students can complete the program in 18 months
  • Part-time completion times vary by student
  • Program begins in the fall term (late September)
  • This program is STEM designated

Plan of Study and Course Requirements for a Master of Science in Quantitative Finance

Review a sample plan of study for our Master of Science in Quantitative Finance degree program.

Master of Science in Quantitative Finance Graduate Minors

In addition to the core curriculum, you’ll be able to pursue various graduate minors from across the University, creating a completely unique and interdisciplinary plan of study suited to your individual career goals and outcomes. Examples of minors that may benefit MS in Quantitative Finance students include:

  • Business analytics management
  • Computer science
  • Economics
  • Project management

A full list of optional graduate minors can be found in the Drexel Course Catalog.

MS in Quantitative Finance Admissions Requirements

If you want to learn more about Drexel LeBow’s Master of Science in Quantitative Finance program, please attend an information session or request additional information. Ready to apply? Use our online application form to get started.

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