Mathematics of Finance
An interest area
“Compound interest is mankind’s greatest mathematical discovery,” Albert Einstein is credited with saying. Money is part of everyone’s life, every day, whether it is figuring out the monthly interest on a loan or managing your stocks and bonds.
Mathematics of Finance will teach you how to evaluate financial decisions and weigh different outcomes, giving you the practical skills to grow your personal and professional finances.
Classes range from the theory of interest to pension fundamentals to the two-part Life Contingencies course.
Future careers, post-grad opportunities
A strong understanding of finance and its practical application and impact is a skill that is required in a number of careers, including: accounting, banking, financial planning, insurance, investments, and law.
Mathematics of Finance faculty
The Mathematics of Finance faculty include active researchers and authors in the area of the mathematics of finance, and they publish in national journals on financial planning. They include a professor who is an expert on Social Security. He has written mathematics of finance textbooks and software, and has consulted for pension consultants and attorneys, and has appeared on NBC national news.