Certificate in Financial Engineering

The Graduate Certificate in Financial Engineering is offered by the department of Electrical & Systems Engineering with support from the Finance department of Olin School of Business.

The requirements for receiving a certificate are the following:

  • Acceptance to the program
  • Enrollment in a graduate program in a participating department
  • Completion of at least four courses (12 units) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 that are approved by the program director and completion of requirements for a graduate degree in a participating department
  • Courses that apply toward the degree must be taken with the credit/letter grade option. The program must be consistent with the residency and other applicable requirements of Washington University and the McKelvey School of Engineering.
Required Courses
ESE 427Financial Mathematics3
ESE 4261Statistical Methods for Data Analysis with Applications to Financial Engineering3
FIN 500QQuantitative Risk Management *3
Total Units9

FIN 500Q must be taken after ESE 427 to satisfy the prerequisites of FIN 500Q.

Program Electives

Students select one course from the following list:

FIN 550FFinTech: Methods and Practice3
FIN 537Advanced Derivative Securities3
ESE 513Large-Scale Optimization for Data Science3
ESE 520Probability and Stochastic Processes3

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