The program is designed for students interested in careers related to computational or quantitative finance. These careers specifically call for knowledge of mathematical and statistical tools such as differential and stochastic calculus. These are careers in financial institutions and corporations involving modeling and data analysis.
Top Growth Careers
The program addresses a vital and growing career field, reaching beyond banking and finance. Typical job titles include: Risk Analyst, Research Associate, Quantitative Analyst, Quantitative Structured Credit Analyst, Credit Risk Analyst, Quantitative Investment Analyst, Quantitative Strategist, Data Analyst, Senior Data Analyst, Fixed Income Quantitative Analyst, Financial Engineer, and others.
Computational Finance is an excellent career option for Business, Math, Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, and other technically orientated professionals. Programming knowledge preferred.
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Saunders Finance Advisory Board
The MS in Computational Finance program is enhanced by the Saunders Finance Advisory Board (FAB). Its members bring expertise and guidance from global companies to assist Saunders in delivering the highest quality curricula that maintains an applied focus, and includes what employers are looking for in graduates of Saunders finance programs. To view board members and their bios please visit the FAB members page.
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Program Alum's quote
Brittany Gleason, 2017
"I have gained an understanding of how to highlight my analytical skill sets and use them in the useful ways that employers are looking for."