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University of Maryland College Park Master of Quantitative Finance
University of Maryland College Park

Master of Quantitative Finance

College Park, USA

1 Years

English

Full time

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USD 59,313 *

On-Campus

* In-State. 77,709 USD Out-of-state.

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Introduction

The University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business offers two premier finance master's programs -- the Master in Finance and the Master in Quantitative Finance.

The STEM-eligible MQF program serves a growing need in the finance industry for professionals with sophisticated quantitative and computational skills. MQF alumni go on to careers in money management, financial research, risk management, hedge fund management, and financial market regulation.

Learn from the Smith School's world-class faculty, who deliver a state of the art curriculum that will develop your skills with financial models, data analytics, asset management, risk management and corporate finance.

Experiential learning through consulting projects or student-run funds allows you to partner with industry to apply what you learn, in real time. Smith's dedicated, experienced team of career advisers provides active assistance to students seeking internships, and our students go on to work for globally recognized employers.

Complete your studies in one or two years just outside the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. -- ranked one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2017.

Admission

The following are required to be considered for admission into the program:

  • The equivalent of a US bachelor's degree
  • Sufficient quantitative background — exposure to linear algebra and advanced statistics is highly recommended
  • GMAT or GRE
  • Transcript(s)
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Professional resume
  • Essay
  • Video response
  • TOEFL or IELTS — if you do not have a 4 year or advanced degree from a country where English is the official language

Deadlines

  • January 10, 2019 — Priority deadline for merit award consideration for international applicants
  • February 15, 2019 — Priority deadline for merit award consideration for domestic applicants
  • March 15, 2019

Applications completed by these deadlines will be informed of a decision within eight weeks.

English Language Requirements

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Program Admission Requirements

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