Master of Science in Financial Engineering

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

The MS in Financial Engineering program trains graduate students with Engineering, Applied Mathematics or Physics backgrounds to apply mathematical and engineering tools to finance.

Financial Engineering is a multidisciplinary education program that involves the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, the USC Marshall School of Business and the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences (Department of Economics).

Using tools from finance and economics, engineering, applied mathematics and statistics, Financial Engineering addresses problems unique to certain industries including: investment and commercial banks, trading companies, hedge funds, insurance companies, corporate risk managers and regulatory agencies. Such problems include derivative securities valuation, strategic planning and dynamic investment strategies, and risk management.

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