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The program requires completion of ten (10) three-credit courses (6 required and 4 elective) taken in residence at Rutgers, as described in the table of courses, seminar in mathematical finance (2 semesters, 1/2 credit per semester), and a master's degree essay prior to graduation.

  • Students may pursue the degree full-time (usually nine or more credits per semester) or part-time.
  • The Graduate School-New Brunswick normally requires students to complete the degree within three (3) years, with a minimum of one (1) year for full-time students.
  • Students are required to sign and follow a Code of Conduct which can be found in the Forms page.
  • The minimum grade requirements for graduation are described in the Satisfactory Academic Progress, Probation, and Dismissal section of our policies page.
  • Successful completion of 2 semesters of Math 630.
  • Second semester and graduating students are required to meet with Sunita Jagtiani-Sanghvi to review a  document career information form (17 KB) for career advisement and to complete a career placement survey.

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Mathematical Finance Master's Program

Department of Mathematics, Hill 348
Hill Center for Mathematical Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
110 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8019

Email: finmath (at)
Phone: +1.848.445.3920
Fax: +1.732.445.5530