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The Computational Finance and Risk Management (CFRM) program addresses the demand in the financial services industry for advanced quantitative computational finance competencies and next-generation risk management skills. CFRM provides students with a rigorous mathematical and statistical foundation as well as extensive instruction in the use of open source R-programming. The program courses are taught by an interdisciplinary team of professors with backgrounds in Applied Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics as well as a diversified set of financial industry professionals who serve as adjunct instructors. Established by the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington, the CFRM program offers rigorous and relevant instruction grounded in both theory and practice. Recognizing the rapidly changing landscape in finance, CFRM adapts to equip students with skills and knowledge that will enable them for future success.

 


The University of Washington’s Computational Finance and Risk Management MS degree achieved 16th place in QuantNet’s 2019 rankings of financial engineering MS programs.

CFRM Highlights

CFRM Connects with Seattle’s Fintech Community
CFRM Connects with Seattle’s Fintech Community
The University of Washington student newspaper, The Daily, recently wrote about the Computational Finance and Risk Management program and our connections in the growing fintech...
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Two CFRM Students Win “Women in Quantitative Finance” Award for 2018-19
Two CFRM Students Win “Women in Quantitative Finance” Award for 2018-19
Computational Finance and Risk Management (CFRM) Master of Science students Caroline Dreher and Yao Li are the 2018-19 academic year recipients of the Women in...
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New Financial Data Analytics Certificate Starting Autumn 2019
New Financial Data Analytics Certificate Starting Autumn 2019
The Computational Finance and Risk Management (CFRM) team of the Department of Applied Mathematics is pleased to announce a new Financial Data Analytics Certificate, with...
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