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If you have an earned Masters Degree from any of these accredited programs,  then you may apply for Accreditation and Certification. 150+ Programs Worldwide - Qualified Accredited Degree Programs that Count toward eligibility for the AFA ® Accredited Financial Analyst Designation  


1.               Acala University  

Master en Finanzas Cuantitativas (MSc in Quantitative Finance)   


2.              Aletheia University  

Master of Finance and Economics


3.              Bar Ilan University
MSc in Financial Mathematics


4.              Baruch College, City University of New York
MS Financial Engineering


5.              Bentley College
MS Finance


6.              Birkbeck University
MSc Financial Engineering


7.              University of Birmingham  

MSc Money, Banking & Finance : Department of Economics


8.              Bogazici University
MS Financial Engineering


9.              Boston College  

MS Finance   


10.           Boston University
MA Mathematical Finance


11.           Brandeis University
MS Finance


12.           Ca' Foscari University of Venice  

International Master in Economics and Finance   


13.           Cambridge University
MPhil in Finance


14.           Carnegie Mellon University
MS Computational Finance
MBA Financial Engineering



16.        Cass Business School
MS Mathematical Trading and Finance and 
MS in Finance, Economics and Econometrics


15.           City University of Hong Kong
MS Financial Engineering


16.           Claremont Graduate University
MS Financial Engineering


17.           Clark University
MS Finance


18.           Columbia University
MS Financial Engineering
MA, Mathematics, with specialization in the Mathematics of Finance
MS, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Financial Engineering courses available


19.           Cornell University
MBA Financial Engineering

Cornell University
M. Eng in Operations Research & Industrial Eng.


20.           DePaul University
MS Finance/Risk Management/Financial Engineering
MS Computational Finance


21.           Dublin City University - Ireland
MS Investment and Treasury
MSc Financial & Industrial Mathematics


22.           Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Master in Financial Engineering


23.           Erasmus University Rotterdam
Master in Quantitative Finance

24.           ETH Zurich
MS Finance


25.           Fairfield University-Dolan School
MS Finance


26.           Florida State University
MS & PhD Financial Mathematics


27.           George Washington University
MS, Finance


28.           Georgia Institute of Technology
MS Quantitative and Computational Finance


29.           Georgia State University
Mathematical Risk Management


30.           Glasgow Caleonian University
BS Financial Mathematics



31.           Goethe University Frankfurt  

Master of Money and Finance, House of Finance   


32.           Golden Gate University
MS Finance with Concentration in Management


33.           HEC, Montreal
MS Financial Engineering


34.           HECTOR School of Engineering & Management, University of Karlsruhe (TH)
M.Sc. in Financial Engineering


35.           Hofstra University
MS in Quantitative Finance


36.           Hong Kong University
MF Financial Engineering, MF Risk Management


37.           Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
MSc Investment Management 
MSc Financial Analysis

38.           (Institute Financial Analysts of India)  

MA Financial Economics, ICFAI University   


39.           Illinois Institute of Technology
MS Finance
MS Financial Markets


40.           Imperial College London, Tanaka Business School
MSc Risk Management and Financial Engineering


41.           Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
MSc Mathematics and Finance


42.           International University of Monaco
MSc Financial Engineering


43.           Istanbul Bilgi University
BS Financial Mathematics


44.           ITESM, Monterrey México
Masters in Finance


45.           Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
MS Finance


46.           Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering
MSE Financial Mathematics


47.           The Karol Adamiecki Academy of Engineering
MS Financial Engineering and Banking


48.           Kent State University
MS Financial Engineering


49.           King's College London
MSc Financial Mathematics


50.           Lavel University
MS Financial Engineering


51.           Leicester University
MSc Financial Mathematics and Computation


52.           Katholieke Universiteit Leuven  

Master of Financial Economics   


53.           Liverpool John Moores University
MSc International Banking and Finance 

54.           London Business School
Masters in Finance


55.           Louisiana State University
MS Finance with Minor in Mathematics


56.           Loyola College
MS Finance


57.           University of Luxembourg  

Master in Financial Economics   


58.           Madras School of Economics  

M.Sc. (Financial Economics)   


59.           Mälardalen University
MS Financial Engineering

BA Analytical Finance   


60.           Manchester Business School-Manchester University
MSc Finance
MSc Quantitative Finance and Finance
MSc Mathematical Finance


61.           Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MBA with Financial Engineering Track


62.           Middle East Technical University
MSc Financial Mathematics


63.           Monmouth University  

MS Financial Mathematics   


64.           Moscow School of Economics  

Master’s in Financial Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University   


65.           Nanyang Technological University
MS Financial Engineering


66.           National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
MSc Quantitative Finance


67.           National University of Singapore
MS Financial Engineering


68.           New Jersey Institute of Technology  

Master of Science in Mathematical and Computational Finance   


69.           New Mexico State University
Professional Master in Financial mathematics


70.           New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
MS Mathematics in Finance


71.           New York University, Stern School of Business and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
MBA/MS in Mathematics in Finance (see web links above for more information)


72.           North Carolina State University
MS, Financial Mathematics


73.           North-West University
MSc Financial Mathematics
MSc Quantitative Risk Management 

74.           Northwestern University
Ph D Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
Financial Engineering Concentration available


75.           Oklahoma State University
MS Quantitative Financial Economics


76.           Oxford University
MSc/Diploma Mathematical Finance (Part Time)
MSc Mathematical and Computational Finance (full-time)


77.           Polytechnic University
MS Financial Engineering


78.           Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile  

Magister en Economía, mención Finanzas   


79.           Princeton University
MSE, Ph.D Operations Research and Financial Engineering


80.           Purdue University
MS Computational Finance


81.           Queen's University
MA Financial Economics (specialisation in Computational Science and Engineering)


82.           Queen's University Belfast
MSc Finance 

83.           Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  

MS in Financial Engineering and Risk Analytics   


84.           Saint Mary's College of California
MS Financial Analysis and Investment Management (MS-FAIM)


85.           San Diego State University
Masters Degree or Higher in Applied Mathematics (with option of a concentration in Financial Mathematics)


86.           Singapore Management University
Masters Degree in Business Management


87.           Stanford University
MS, Financial Mathematics 
MS, Management Science & Engineering


88.           State University of New York at Buffalo
MS, Finance 

89.           Stevens Institute of Technology  

MS Financial Engineering   

Graduate Certificate in Financial Engineering   

90.           Stony Brook University
MS Applied Mathematics and Statistics (Quantitative Finance)


91.           Suranaree University of Technology
PhD Financial Mathematics


92.           Temple University, Fox School of Business  

MS Financial Engineering     


93.           Texas A&M University
MS Financial/Industrial Mathematics


94.           Tilburg University
MSc Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science

95.           Tulane University
MS Finance

96.           Universidad Carlos III of Madrid
MSc Financial Analysis

97.           Universisad de Belgrano
MA Financial Engineering


98.           Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia
MSc Stock Markets and Financial Derivatives (Spanish)


99.           Universidad Rey Juan Carlos I (Taught in Spanish)
MSc Decision Engineering (specializations in Financial Engineering and Quantitative Methods)


100.         Università Bocconi
MA Quantitative Finance & Risk Management


101.         Université de Montreal
MSc Financial Mathematics & Computational Finance


102.         Université Laval
MSc Financial Engineering


103.         Université Paris Dauphine (in French)
Master in Financial Markets and Risk Management


104.         Universiteit van Amsterdam (Korteweg-de Vries Institute)
With Vrije Universteit & Universiteit Utrecht
MSc Stochastics and Financial Mathematics


105.         University College Dublin
MSc Quantitative Finance


106.         University College London  

MSc in Financial Mathematics   

MSc in Financial Risk Management   


107.         University of Alabama
MS Finance


108.         University of Alberta
MSc in Mathematical Finance
PHD in Mathematical Finance


109.         University of Arizona-Eller
MS Management with Concentration in Finance


110.         University of California at Berkeley
MS Financial Engineering
Certificate in Financial Engineering, Executive Education


111.         University of California Los Angeles
Master of Financial Engineering 

112.         University of California Santa Barbara  

Ph. D Financial Mathematics and Statistics   


113.         University of Capetown
MSc Mathematics of Finance


114.         University of Chicago
MS Financial Mathematics


115.         University of Connecticut
Masters in Applied Financial Mathematics


116.         University of Dayton
Masters of Financial Mathematics


117.         University of Denver-Daniels
MS Finance


118.         University of Edinburgh
in partnership with Heriot Watt University
MS Financial Mathematics


119.         University of Exeter
MSc Financial Mathematics 

120.         University of Florida
Warrington College of Business Administration
MS, Finance


121.         Universities of Geneva, Lausanne, and Neuchatel
MS Finance


122.         University of Hawaii
MS Financial Engineering


123.         University of Hong Kong
Masters of Finance - Financial Engineering and Risk Management Tracks


124.         University of Houston-Bauer
MS Finance


125.         University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Business
MS, Finance


126.         University of Illinois  

127.         Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering and the Finance Department   

MS Financial Engineering   


127.         University of Leeds
MSc Financial Mathematics 


128.         University of Leicester
MSc, Financial Mathematics and Computation

129.         University of London
Birkbeck College
M.Sc. in Financial Engineering


130.         Center of Financial and Management Studies 

M.Sc. in Quantitative Finance


131.         University of Melbourne
MSc Applied Finance

132.         University of Michigan
Financial Engineering Program

133.         University of Minnesota
Master of Financial Mathematics

135.         University of New South Wales
Master of Financial Mathematics


136.         University of North Carolina, Charlotte
M.S. Mathematical Finance


137.         University of Oxford
Diploma in Mathematical Finance


138.         University of Piraeus (in Greek)
MSc in Banking and Financial Management


139.         University of Pittsburgh
Professional Science MS Mathematical Finance


140.         University of Pretoria
MS Mathematics of Finance

141.         University of Reading
ISMA Centre, the Business School for Financial Markets
MS Financial Engineering and Quantitative Analysis


142.         University of Rochester
Simon School of Business Administration
MS, Finance


143.         University of Southern California
Professional MS in Mathematical Finance


144.         University of St. Gallen
Master Quantitative Economics and Finance


145.         University of Thai Chamber of Commerce
BSc Mathematical Finance


146.         University of Technology Mauritius  

MSc Financial Engineering   


147.         University of Technology, Sydney
Master of Quantitative Finance


148.         University of the Free State
MSc Mathematical Statistics


149.         University of Torino, Italy
Masters in Quantitative Finance


150.         University of Toronto
Master of Mathematical Finance


151.         University of Tulsa
MS in Finance / Risk Management


152.         University of Twente, the Netherlands
Masters in Financial Engineering


153.         University Of Valencia, Spain
PhD, Quantitative Finance


154.         University of Warwick
MS Financial Mathematics


155.         University of Waterloo
Mathematical Finance


156.         University of Western Ontario
MS Applied Finance-Financial Mathematics


157.         University of Westminster
MSc Quantitative Finance


158.         University of the Witwatersrand-Johannesburg
MCom Finance


159.         University of York
MSc Mathematical Finance


160.         UQAM
MSc Applied Finance


161.         Vanderbilt University- Owen School
MS Finance


162.         Vienna Institute of Technology
Financial and Actuarial Mathematics


163.         Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration  

Masters in Quantitative Finance   


164.         Vienna University of Technology, Austria  

Masters in Quantitative Finance   


165.         Vrije Universteit Amsterdam, Universiteit Utrecht & Universiteit van Amsterdam
MSc in Stochastics and Financial Mathematics

MSc Finance, specialising in financial economics, Vrije Universiteit


166.         Warwick University
MSc Financial Mathematics


167.         Worcester Polytechnic Institute
MSc Financial Mathematics


168.         York University
G.Dip. Financial Engineering



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