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FQF Online Courses


The following courses are the courses offered in the Fundamentals of Quantitative Finance certificate. They are offered asynchronously online.

Preparatory Sequence

FM 5001/5002 Preparation for Financial Mathematics 3 credits per semester

Programming and Presentation Sequence

FM 5091/5092 Computation, Algorithms, and Coding in Finance (required) 3 credits per semester

For more information about our online program, please point to

For information about our post-baccalaureate certificate Fundamentals of Quantitative Finance (which is available online), please point to

For the list of all MFM courses, please point to


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