The Fox Master of Science in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management delivers a curriculum that develops expertise in cutting-edge financial modeling and transaction analysis. Accelerate your career through our 10-month full-time pathway. Dedicated FRM Exam modules, industry study packages, and a credit-bearing professional development course will help you prepare for your future in finance. Specific questions about courses or the program’s curriculum? Get answers from a member of the graduate finance programs department.

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Courses in Our Program


Full-Time (10 Months)

Finance Academy (August)
FIN 5602 Corporate Finance (1 credit) FIN 5604 Derivative Markets (1 credit)
FIN 5605 Fixed Income (1 credit) FIN 5607 Stochastic Calculus (1 credit)
Fall I (Aug-Sep) Fall II (Oct-Nov)
FIN 5675 Professional Development (1 credit) FIN 5601 Financial Technology (1 credit)
FIN 5612 Asset Pricing (1.5 credits) FIN 5615 Data Science in Finance (1.5 credits)
FIN 5614 Continuous Time Finance (1.5 credits) FIN 5624 Numerical Methods (1.5 credits)
FIN 5619 Quant Fixed Income (1.5 credits) FIN 5627 Financial Econometrics (1.5 credits)
FIN 5673 Fin. Risk Management I (1.5 credits) FIN 5629 Value at Risk (1.5 credits)
Optional: Nov FRM Part I
Spring I (Jan-Feb) Spring II (Mar-May)
FIN 5631 Financial Time Series (1.5 credits) FIN 5622 Machine Learning in Finance (1.5 credits)
FIN 5634 Stochastic Volatility (1.5 credits) FIN 5646 Frontiers in Quantitative Finance (1.5 credits)
FIN 5648 Quantitative Portfolios (1.5 credits) FIN 5674 Fin. Risk Management II (1.5 credits)
FIN 5639 Quant Risk Modeling (1.5 credits) FIN 5649 Enterprise Risk Management (1.5 credits)
Optional: May FRM Part I & II

Finance Academy

Kick off the Master of Science in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management with a two-week boot camp session where you’ll set the groundwork for the rest of the 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.

Timeline & Schedule

Program Start
Fall semester (August)

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

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

FRM Exam Prep
Prepare for FRM Exam Parts I and II through a curriculum that meets FRM learning objectives and includes dedicated modules and study packages. Classes end with time to study for each part of the exam.

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Office: Alter Hall 701K

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