Admission Requirements

Degree Requirements

  • A total of ten courses must be completed within five years.
  • The curriculum consists of five core courses, two elective core courses, and three electives.
  • Elective courses may also be selected from the Financial Mathematics, Applied Computational Mathematics, and Computer Science programs at the 600 level with advisor approval.
  • Only one C-range grade (C+, C, or C−) can count toward the master’s degree.
  • Certain course substitutions may be accepted upon approval of the Program Director via the recommendation of a student’s advisor. All course selections are subject to advisor approval.

Course Planning and Search

Wondering what course to take when or which courses are required? Use these helpful course planning and course search tools to help map out your path to degree completion.

Academic Calendar

Find out when registration opens, classes start, transcript deadlines and more. Applications are accepted year-round, so you can apply any time.


If you are not quite ready to commit to a master's degree, take a look at pursuing a certificate as an option. You can earn a certificate in 4 courses and put credits toward a master's.

Looking to Study Full-Time?

We understand the importance of providing you with options relevant to your future career plans as a mathematical scientist. That’s why—to ensure a rich educational experience for students in Financial Mathematics—we collaborate with the Carey Business School and Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, bringing together scholarship in economics, business, finance, economics, computing and management.