Quantitative Finance/Fintech Track

Female MS Finance student.

Identify, assess and manage the impact of innovative and disruptive technologies on the financial sector.

Develop the deep quant and tech skills that are in demand by corporations, consultants and government regulators in the financial sector.

  • Expand your financial acumen and complement it with courses in R and Python
  • Apply artificial intelligence and machine learning to quantitative financial analysis
  • Understand how the principles of big data and analytics relate to the fundamentals of investment decision-making
  • Apply mathematical methods and computer simulations to currency markets, hedge funds, investment banking and derivatives
  • Use complex financial instruments and construct portfolios for a range of investment goals


Review course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.

STEM Eligible

The MS Finance is a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) curriculum with 36 credits typically completed in three semesters. Some students extend to a fourth semester, and UB undergraduates may be able to complete the program in two semesters. All majors are welcome to apply; however, business, math, economics and engineering majors are ideally suited to the program.

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