Sophistication and innovation in the financial markets create demand for mathematical finance skills. To exploit opportunities and manage risks, financial institutions and corporate finance organizations actively seek qualified people who demonstrate advanced capabilities in finance, investments, mathematics, modeling, and software applications.
Seton Hall's Mathematical Finance concentration is an interdisciplinary course of study that develops a student’s practical knowledge of finance and applicable skills in mathematics. The concentration prepares and qualifies students for corporate careers as well as graduate study. Students who enjoy mathematics or seek quantitative careers in finance are strongly encouraged to consider our Mathematical Finance concentration.
Seton Hall University has been a member of the CFA Institute’s University Recognition Program since 2014, among the earliest universities so recognized. Its undergraduate programs in Finance, Mathematical Finance, and Finance and Technology incorporate at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and place strong emphasis on the CFA Institute’s Ethical and Professional Standards. These state-of-the art programs provide students with the foundation for earning the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, the most highly recognized and globally respected credential in the investment management profession. In being a CFA University Recognition Program, Seton Hall has the privilege of granting over a dozen CFA scholarships annually to support qualified students in their pursuit of the CFA designation.