Master of Quantitative Finance

As of May 15, 2020, Maryland Smith is no longer accepting specialty master's applications from international students who are not currently in the US due to visa processing time constraints.

Maryland Smith’s Master of Quantitative Finance (MQF) program allows you to put your quantitative, technology and problem solving skills to full use as you guide companies toward making strategic financial decisions.

  • Gain access to cutting-edge analytics resources to refine your programming, data management and global investment skills.
  • Advance your skills under the guidance of expert faculty and with a community of talented peers from diverse academic backgrounds.
  • Solve complex finance challenges for real companies, participate in case competitions and network with major employers who hire our students.

  • STEM-eligible program
  • Complete your degree in 3 or 4 semesters
  • Total of 36 credits

Get Your Edge With Advanced Courses

Big Data in Finance

Discover how technology can help you leverage unstructured and high volume data, discover patterns and create predictive strategies.

Financial Engineering

Explore the computation techniques you’ll use when managing financial portfolios and assessing derivatives and securities.

Quantitative Investment Strategy

Learn how to apply the same statistical and modeling techniques that hedge funds and asset management companies use when selecting equities.

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Source: Financial Times, 2018