MSQF Program

MSQF Program

The Master of Science in Quantitative Finance (MSQF) Program is a highly selective professional program for students primarily from Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Finance, Math, and other STEM majors. The program is offered by the Adam C. Sinn ’00 Department of Finance in partnership with the Department of Mathematics. It is a 36-credit hour, non-thesis degree program with the goal of providing employers with highly skilled quantitative talent and students with expertise in high-demand sectors.

Career Paths: 

  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Equity Research
  • Model Development
  • Portfolio Management
  • Programming & Software Development
  • Risk Management
  • Trading

Who can apply? 

Domestic and International students can apply to the MSQF Program (not eligible for MSF).  Applications will open mid-September and due dates are published.  You will begin the following summer (around August 1st for Math Camp).

Senior Start
(May ’23 grad)
Junior Start
(Dec.‘23/May’24 grad)
Sophomore Start
(Dec.’24/May’25 grad)
- Apply Fall semester after junior year
- Must be a May graduate
- Start MSQF full-time in May after graduation
- Apply Fall semester after sophomore year
- Can be December or May graduate
- Begin MSQF in May after junior year
- Apply in Fall semester after freshmen year
- Can be December or May graduate
- Begin MSQF in May after sophomore year

MSQF Timeline

Recommended GRE Test DateAugust 15, 2022
MSQF Application OpensSeptember 15, 2022
Last Date to Take the GRE for Priority 1 RoundOctober 27, 2022
MSQF Admissions Application Priority 1 DeadlineOctober 28, 2022
MSQF Admissions Application Priority 2 DeadlineJanuary 6, 2023
MSQF Admissions Application Final RoundMarch 10, 2023
(also International Student Deadline)
Math CampApprox. August 1, 2023