You’re a problem solver, with the analytical aptitude to navigate today’s complex financial services industry. You’re looking to broaden your knowledge base and advance your career.

The nationally-ranked Mathematical Finance program is a joint program of the Departments of Finance and Economics in the Belk College of Business and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences. Students take courses from all three departments in an integrated curriculum and may use electives to tailor the program to their specific interests.

Firms of all types — but especially financial institutions — rely on highly sophisticated mathematical models to identify, measure and manage risk. UNC Charlotte’s M.S. in Mathematical Finance program trains you to connect your quantitative skills to the world of finance. You’ll benefit from a program that was developed in collaboration with industry leaders to give you the essential knowledge needed to succeed in today’s fast-paced financial arena. The M.S. in Math Finance is STEM-designated, allowing for a total of 36 months of OPT.

Why UNC Charlotte's M.S. in Math Finance?


Ranked as the #10 Mathematical Finance program in the nation by The Financial Engineer (2023).


UNC Charlotte’s Math Finance program is designed for a highly specialized talent pool to manage the increasingly complex financial services industry.

Career Placement

Graduates work in investment banking, financial modeling, software development, risk management, trading desk support, and portfolio management.

Location + Business Community

Located in the second-largest financial center in the U.S., UNC Charlotte's Math Finance program provides students with the opportunity to network with classmates who are working professionals in the area.