MSFIM Program Curriculum

Prerequisite Courses*

  • MSFIM 600: Calculus and Linear Algebra (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 601: Probability and Statistics (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 602: Financial Management (3 CR)

*Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in all prerequisite courses. Students not having prior preparation will be required to satisfy these requirements by taking courses within the WCOB prior to commencing the MSFIM.

‌Foundational Core Courses | 27 credits

  • ‌MSFIM 636 Quantitative Finance I (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 638 Financial Analysis and Firm Valuation (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 639 Business Economics (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 640 Investment Management (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 642 Advanced Derivatives and Risk Management (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 644 Fixed Income Securities and Markets (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 645 Portfolio Management (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 646 Advanced Investment Management (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 647 Financial Regulation and Compliance (3 CR)

Elective Courses | 6 credits

  • MSFIM 641 Quantitative Finance II (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 648 Valuation Models and Practices (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 649 Global Financial Markets and Institutions (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 650 Numerical Methods in Finance (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 700A Internship or MSFIM 700B PBL Lab
  • MSFIM 703 Seminar/Special Topics in Finance and Investment Analysis (3 CR)
  • MSFIM 704 CFA tutorial

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