2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 20, 2020  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Financial Mathematics Graduate Certificate ► ♦


College: Sciences Degree: CRT
Department: Mathematics
Program Websites: http://sciences.ucf.edu/math/graduate

Program Description


The Mathematical Science Graduate Certificate on Financial Mathematics is designed for students to gain knowledge of mathematical finance and to pursue careers in financial services industry and regulatory agency.

 All required courses will be offered to accommodate distance learning by posting recorded lectures (Modality V) or Web-based instruction (Modality W), and offering scheduled online problem sessions and office hours.  However, the elective option or program prerequisites may not be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

Please Note: Financial Mathematics Graduate Certificate may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

International students (F or J visa) are required to enroll in a full-time course load of 9 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters. Only 3 of the 9 credit hours may be taken in a completely online format. For a detailed listing of enrollment requirements for international students, please visit http://global.ucf.edu/. If you have questions, please consult UCF Global at 407-823-2337.

UCF is not authorized to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states. Refer to State Restrictions for current information.

Curriculum


The mathematical science graduate certificate on financial mathematics requires taking 4 graduate courses (12 credit hours), including 9 credit hours of required courses and 3 credit hours of elective courses.

Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Elective Courses: 3 Credit Hours


Students should take one additional core course, or one of the following four courses offered by the department of mathematics or one graduate-level course related to mathematical finance offered across the campus with the prior approval of the program director.

Application Requirements


Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted, No GRE is required. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Application Deadlines


Financial Mathematics Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants   Jul 1 Dec 1 Apr 1
International Applicants        
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

Contact Info


Graduate Program

Qiyu Sun
Professor
qiyu.sun@ucf.edu
Telephone: 407-823-4839
PO Box 161364

Graduate Admissions

Anthony Tufano
gradadmissions@ucf.edu
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230  
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address
UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL  32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
GMAT: RZT-HT-58
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233