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The MSCF degree builds upon your strong quantitative and computing skills, adding a broad conceptual framework and grounding in quantitative finance. You emerge with a deep understanding of financial markets and their mathematical underpinnings.

Unmatched Academic Experience

Carnegie Mellon University has designed the MSCF program as a fully integrated and cohesive venture between four colleges, delivering a course of study tailor-made for the computational finance student.

We enjoy a worldwide reputation for excellence, one that rests squarely on the strength of faculty from the Department of Mathematical Sciences, the Department of Statistics, the Heinz College and the Tepper School of Business.

Career Options and Success

Whether you are straight out of school, currently working in the industry, or a career-changer, the MSCF degree can help open doors in:

  • Trading
  • Product Structuring
  • Quantitative Portfolio Management
  • Financial Analytics
  • Risk Management

You will join a select and influential global alumni networking working in:

  • Investment Banks
  • Mutual Funds
  • Hedge Funds
  • Trading Firms
  • Insurance Companies

Tips for your Research

  • Is the program isolated in one department, or top-heavy in math or finance?
  • Will you benefit from customized curriculum that is designed specifically for the program?
  • Will you benefit from full-time faculty teaching in their areas of research or interest?
  • Does the program offer dedicated career services support and work closely with the key recruiters that match your career goals and interests?
  • Will you enjoy a program with many years of experience in shaping its curriculum and career success of its students?
  • Will you be participating in a program nationally recognized as an innovator within the industry?

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Interested in learning more about the MSCF program? Complete this brief form to download the full brochure PDF.


Some of our recruiting partners:

  • Algometrics Fund
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Blackrock
  • BNP Paribas
  • Capital One
  • Chicago Trading
  • Citigroup
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Ernst & Young
  • Freddie Mac
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HSBC
  • Infinium Capital
  • ITG, Inc.
  • Jump Trading
  • Metlife
  • Moody's
  • Morgan Stanley
  • NERA Economics Consulting
  • Optiver
  • PNC Financial
  • R. G. Niederhoffer Capital
  • Standard & Poor's
  • State Street
  • TD Securities
  • UBS
  • Western Asset Management
  • WhiteRhino Partners

Three Options,
One Life-Changing Experience

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