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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 11th place in Quantnet’s 2018 rankings of financial engineering MS programs, improving on our previous ranking of 12.

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Admissions Events for 2019 Computational Finance and Risk Management Programs
Admissions Events for 2019 Computational Finance and Risk Management Programs
Over the last few weeks, Computational Finance and Risk Management (CFRM) faculty and staff has been involved in several on- and off-campus admissions outreach events....
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CFRM Student Wins The Data Open
CFRM Student Wins The Data Open
Computational Finance and Risk Management (CFRM) graduate student Greg Brownson was a member of the winning team earning the $20,000 grand prize at The Data...
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What Can the CFRM Program Do for You?
What Can the CFRM Program Do for You?
By Jack Simonson, CFRM MS Class of 2017 When I started the Computational Finance and Risk Management (CFRM) program I truly had little-to-no idea of...
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