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Graduate Programs in Financial Engineering

Graduate Programs in Financial Engineering

The Department of Finance and Risk Engineering provides a multi-faceted education in financial engineering, spanning the following tracks: Risk Finance; Computational Finance; Technology and Algorithmic Finance; and Financial Markets and Corporate Finance. The MS in Financial Engineering at the School of Engineering gives students solid, specialized skills to bridge the gap between theory and practice in finance and financial engineering, all in the financial capital of the world: New York City.


Sophisticated modeling and information technology now dominate the financial world. This modeling creates exciting openings for innovative, custom-designed instruments in the marketplace that allow you to turn financial theory into applied practice. At NYU Tandon School of Engineering, we train our students to do exactly that. Our Master of Science in Financial Engineering program furnishes you with foundational knowledge in financial concepts. This knowledge then becomes a springboard to specialized fields where you can apply concepts to everything from derivatives and securitization to algorithmic trading and data mining. You can follow 4 different tracks as you earn your degree: Financial Markets and Corporate Finance, Computational Finance, Technology and Algorithmic Finance, and Risk Finance, all within the heart of NYC.

the School of Engineering's Financial Engineering program prepares its graduates to enter fast-moving, highly rewarding careers in commercial and investment banks, investment firms, insurance companies, pension funds, information technology development firms, and financial trading and risk management teams.

Professional Opportunities

As a graduate of the MS program in Financial Engineering, you can pursue fast-moving and highly rewarding careers that create value enabled by finance, technology, computational finance, and engineering risk finance. Careers and employment opportunities include trading, investments, financial risk management, pricing, as well as corporate financial positions in a broad array of firms, such as financial services, insurance, industrial, and business.

Coursework and Research

Financial engineering seeks to bridge theoretical finance and its practice. This concept underpins the School of Engineering masters in Financial Engineering program. We offer a wide range of graduate-level courses including Financial Econometrics, Behavioral Finance, and Financial Regulation, as well as a wide range of financial labs, Bloomberg assisted classes, and topical and advanced courses including Personal Finance, Algorithmic Trading, and Rare Events and Uncommon Risks Finance.

You will learn how to apply both financial and economic theories to the complex problems financial engineers confront — from fixed income and derivatives to credit risk and credit derivatives and securitization. Your financial engineering coursework will bridge the gap between theoretical and applied finance.

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