The department offers an optional emphasis in Financial Mathematics and Statistics (FMS) for students pursuing a Ph.D. The FMS emphasis allows students to specialize in the emerging field of financial mathematics and statistics. The Center for Financial and Actuarial Research provides students a great opportunity to work with a thriving group of researchers taking a cross-disciplinary approach to financial mathematics.
Students interested in adding the FMS Emphasis must apply before their preliminary oral qualifying exam and subsequent advancement to candidacy takes place. Please see the Graduate Program Advisor with questions regarding requirements or application procedures.