Master of Science in Financial Mathematics

Sharpen your quantitative and management skills

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Online classes
2–3 years
Average time to completion
Cost per course
Courses required for
Master’s degree
No GRE Required

Help power the economy through engineering-driven principles

Prepare to help address issues in financial global markets, transactions, and exchange with your Master of Science in Financial Mathematics from Johns Hopkins University. Explore a wide range of topics from financial derivatives to quantitative portfolio theory and open the door to advanced careers leading financial solutions.

Our top-ranked professional engineering graduate degree programs can be completed in just 10 courses fully online.

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Part-time and personal

I enjoyed the flexibility of attending part-time, the personableness of the instructors in the program, and the content of the courses I took.

–Christian ’18, Applied and Computational Mathematics

For analytical decision-makers

You will succeed in this program if you want to distinguish yourself for high-level careers in both the public and private sectors. This program is ideal for students looking to:

  • Hone their financial, technical, and managerial skills.
  • Gain applied skills that can be used immediately and for career advancement.
  • Learn on their own terms through flexible scheduling and formats.

A world of possibilities awaits

Develop advanced and practical expertise in quantitative and managerial finance through relevant study that translates to practical execution. In our program, you will:

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Connect with convenience

Expand your knowledge to meet the changing demands of our global economy alongside practicing professionals and pioneers in the field. The advantages of your JHU education also include:

  • Expert faculty with experience at institutions like Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and top hedge funds.
  • A unique experience from dedicated leaders in online learning since 2001.
  • Collaboration with classmates who are also highly motivated scientists and engineers.

Take applied and focused classes

To earn your Master of Science in Financial Mathematics, you must complete ten courses—nine core courses and one elective—often completed in 2-3 years.

Core Courses
  • Financial Risk Management and Measurement
  • Interest Rate and Credit Derivatives
  • Introduction to Financial Derivatives
  • Introductory Stochastic Differential Equations with Applications
  • Investment Science or Mathematics of Science
  • Monte Carlo Methods
  • Optimization in Finance
  • Quantitative Portfolio Theory & Performance Analysis or Financial Engineering and Structured Products
  • Statistical Methods and Data Analysis
  • Time Series Analysis

Graduate Certificate Options
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Quantitative Portfolio Management
  • Securitization

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Excellence as a competitive edge

From developing visionary leaders, pioneering innovative research, and creating meaningful impact, you’ll find that the JHU advantage goes well beyond rankings and recognition.

Opportunity to advance

Industry relevant courses prepare you to level up your opportunities and earning potential.

Student-focused options

Chart your best path to success with multiple formats, including live virtual instruction.

Career connections

Expand your network as you learn with accomplished experts in a range of disciplines.

Everything we do is focused on you

As a STEM professional, you want to create a better future by improving everything you see. Our vision is to provide you a rich educational experience that makes that possible.

On your terms, on your time

Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals offers exceptional online programs that are custom-designed to fit your schedule as a practicing engineer or scientist. You will have access to the full range of JHU services and resources—all online.

Opening the door to ambition

We are committed to providing accessible, affordable, innovative, and relevant education experiences for working adults. Our admissions counselors are standing by to help you navigate your next steps, from application and financial assistance, to enrolling in the program that best fits your goals. Applications are accepted year-round—with no GRE required.

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Opportunity afforded

78% of our enrolled students’ tuition is covered by employer contribution programs