Benefit from a balanced curriculum that combines our Financial Analysis program with our Quantitative Risk Management program to deliver the resources to pursue both CFA and FRM credentials. You’ll learn how to analyze evolving global market opportunities, gain insight into complex derivative products, and discover how to drive today’s financial services industry—and you’ll gain the support to develop your ideal professional path.

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Courses in Our Program


Year One
Finance Academy (August)
FIN 5602 Corporate Finance (1 credit) FIN 5603 Financial Accounting (1 credit)
Fall I (Aug-Sep) Fall II (Oct-Nov)
FIN 5612 Asset Pricing (1.5 credits) FIN 5675 Professional Development (1 credit)
FIN 5618 Corporate Value Management (1.5 credits) FIN 5615 Data Science in Finance (1.5
Spring I (Jan-Feb) Spring II (Mar-May)
FIN 5632 Investment Management (1.5 credits) FIN 5638 Behavioral Finance (1.5 credits)
FIN 5648 Quantitative Portfolios (1.5 credits) FIN 5622 Machine Learning in Finance (1.5 credits)
Year Two
Finance Academy (August)
FIN 5605 Fixed Income (1 credit) FIN 5604 Derivative Markets (1 credit)
Fall I (Aug-Sep) Fall II (Oct-Nov)
FIN 5601 Financial Technology (1 credit) FIN 5628 Global Economy (1.5 credits)
FIN 5671 Financial Analysis I (1.5 credits) FIN 5627 Financial Econometrics (1.5 credits)
Optional: Dec CFA® Level I
Spring I (Jan-Feb) Spring II (Mar-May)
FIN 5631 Financial Time Series (1.5 credits) FIN 5647 Financial Reporting & Analysis (1.5 credits)
FIN 5637 Applied Corporate Finance (1.5 credits) FIN 5672 Financial Analysis II (1.5 credits)
Optional: June CFA® Level II
Year Three
Finance Academy (August)
FIN 5607 Stochastic Calculus (1 credit)
Fall I (Aug-Sep) Fall II (Oct-Nov)
FIN 5614 Cont. Time Finance (1.5 credits) FIN 5624 Numerical Methods (1.5 credits)
FIN 5619 Quant Fixed Income (1.5 credits) FIN 5629 Value at Risk (1.5 credits)
FIN 5673 Fin. Risk Management I (1.5 credits) Optional: Nov FRM Part I
Spring I (Jan-Feb) Spring II (Mar-May)
FIN 5634 Stochastic Volatility (1.5 credits) FIN 5646 Frontiers in Quantitative
Finance (1.5 credits)
FIN 5639 Quant Risk Modeling (1.5 credits) FIN 5649 Enterprise Risk Management (1.5 credits)
FIN 5674 Fin. Risk Management II (1.5 credits)
Optional: May FRM Part II & June CFA® Level III

Finance Academy

Kick off the Master of Science in Financial Analysis and Quantitative Risk Management with a boot camp-style session where you’ll set the groundwork for the rest of program. Complete the first four courses of your degree, meet and mingle with peers from other finance master’s programs, and place yourself at the same starting line as your classmates.

  • Takes place in August before the semester begins.
  • Complete four credits over the course of two weeks.
  • Includes Corporate Finance, Financial Accounting, Derivative Markets, and Fixed Income courses.
  • Second year of the program includes an abbreviated Finance Academy session in Stochastic Calculus.

Timeline & Schedule

The Fox Master of Science in Financial Analysis and Quantitative Risk Management offers both full-time and part-time options for degree completion.

Program Start
Fall semester (August)

Program Duration
Students on the full-time track will complete the program within 22 months; students on the part-time track will complete the program in about three years.

Course Format
Courses are held in-person. Students take courses at Alter Hall on Temple University’s Main Campus.

Course Times
Full-time students take both day and evening courses on weekdays; part-time students take evening courses on weekdays.

CFA and FRM Exam Prep
The program offers a curriculum that accounts for the CFA Exam Levels I – III and the FRM Exam Parts I and II, with study packages and time to pursue both exams built into the course schedule.

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