Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School of Business’ Full-Time MS Finance (Quantitative Finance) prepares students to thrive in a rapidly changing finance industry transformed by technology and innovation.
Cultivate advanced finance and fintech skills
This quantitative finance curriculum emphasizes the intersection of finance and data analytics. Coursework integrates economics, mathematics, and computer science with financial theory and application. Students interested in pursuing the Chartered Financial Analyst designation will find CFA preparations integrated into their coursework.
Integrate classroom and professional experiences
Students will have opportunities to obtain real-world experiences that help them gain a fresh perspective while using relevant skills. Through an optional internship, students translate ideas into action as they complete a project for an organization.
Students can gain experience performing equity research and portfolio management in a student-managed mutual fund, The 360 Huntington Fund. By participating in the Fund, students may earn one semester hour per semester with the option to fulfill a 3-semester hours elective course requirement by participating for three terms.
Complete the degree in as few as 12 months
In the first two semesters, students complete six required courses, one elective, and an optional career management class developed by the Graduate Career Center advisors. They may complete the remaining three elective courses over the summer term or extend their studies and complete their electives in the fall term.
Students may enroll in this 30-semester hour master's degree program for full-time study.
|FINA 6203||Investment Analysis||3|
|FINA 6331||Corporate Finance||3|
|FINA 6332||Fundamentals of Financial Math and Financial Markets||3|
|FINA 6333||Data Analytics in Finance||3|
|FINA 6334||Empirical Methods in Finance||3|
|FINA 6335||Derivatives and Risk Analytics||3|
|In consultation with advisor, complete 12 graduate-level semester hours for which they meet the prerequisites. Choose from the following courses:||12|
|Foundations of Artificial Intelligence|
|Database Management Systems|
|International Financial Management|
|Mergers and Acquisitions|
|Valuation and Value Creation|
|Real Estate Finance and Investment|
|Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital|
|Advanced Topics in Finance|
|Fixed-Income Securities and Derivatives|
|Computational Methods in Finance|
|Quantitative Portfolio Management|
|Financial Markets and Banking in the Postcrisis Era|
|Fund Management for Analysts|
|Fund Management for Managers|
Optional Career Management Course
|BUSN 6200||Career Management||0|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
30 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required