MS in Finance and MS in Applied Mathematics

Application information, course schedules, application status and foundation waivers can be viewed using the Graduate Business Programs homepage.

Contemporary finance, risk management, and financial engineering are ideal environments for the integration of applied mathematics and finance. The University of Tulsa's dual MSF/MSAM degree program capitalizes on this environment by combining an in-depth study of financial theory and application with a study of advanced applied mathematics. Graduates will have a level of understanding of both finance and mathematics that will give them a competitive edge and prepare them to work on the very frontiers of finance. Graduates will be proficient with modern computation tools and will have experience in solving applied problems.

  • Combines financial theory with applied mathematics
  • Students will work on the leading edge of finance
  • Accredited by AACSB International
  • Full-time program
  • Small class size
  • No work experience required
  • Undergraduate degree from any field of study
  • Programs share a total of 12 hours


Corporate Finance Option – Prepares students for careers involving functions such as analyzing mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; financing firm growth; managing corporate investments; and determining the optimal allocation of a firm’s assets. Areas of study include short-term financial assets, long-term financing and investment decisions, international finance, and risk management.

Investments and Portfolio Management Option – For individuals seeking in-depth study of financial markets and an understanding of the market’s role in developing the financial assets of corporations, mutual funds, and private investors. Students participate in the management of a real portfolio valued at more than $4,000,000. — Student Investment Fund.

Risk Management Option – Designed for students with strong quantitative backgrounds who intend to pursue careers as risk managers. Professionals in this area use advanced mathematical models to analyze business risks and to determine courses of action that are within acceptable risk limits.

MATH 2073 (Calculus III - Multivariable Calculus), MATH 3073 (Differential Equations), MATH 4123 (Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory) along with six additional credit hours of mathematics must be completed prior to official acceptance.

Students with prior course work may be eligible for waivers from one or more of the foundation courses, subject to transcript review, and/or proficiency exam. 

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