Sep 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Financial Mathematics, Certificate

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics  > Department of Mathematics  > Financial Mathematics, Certificate

Students in the Master of Science in Applied Mathematics program can take 24 credit hours from a list of specific courses to receive the Financial Mathematics Certificate. This certificate provides the academic training for students who want to pursue a career in the financial industry.

Please visit the Financial Mathematics Certificate website for more information.

Admission Requirements

Students must be admitted in the MS Applied Mathematics program and can add the certificate to the degree by petition. Please visit the Graduate Admissions website for full requirements.

Certificate Requirements

Credit hours required for this certificate: 24.0

Successful completion of the following courses:

Successful completion of three more courses in financial mathematics from the list below:

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Topic(s):

    • Numerical Method for PDE

    Selected Topics in Statistics:

    • e.g. Statistical Computing, Spacial Statistics
  • Credit Hours: 3.0
  • Topic(s):

    • Special Topics in Mathematical Finance (The subject varies from semester to semester; possible topics: Monte Carlo Methods in Finance, Analysis of Finance and Energy Time Series)
  • Credit Hours: 3

    Note: students must receive prior approval for Special Topics courses MATH 6397 and MATH 7397 to count towards this certificate. To receive approval students should email a Graduate and Professional Student Petition form to the graduate director and request that a particular topics course (insert title) is applied towards the Financial Mathematics certificate.

Scholastic Requirements

Graduate students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 in all course work to be considered in good standing.  Students must complete the following courses with a grade of B- or higher to receive the certificate: MATH 6366, MATH 6367, MATH 6382, MATH 6383, MATH 6385.