Overview

The mathematical finance major is an interdisciplinary study of financial markets. As financial institutions rely on sophisticated mathematical models to measure and manage risk, students use critical thinking gained from a combined study of economics, finance, and mathematics.

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What You'll Study

By the Numbers


Faculty

Faculty are invested in your success—in more ways than one

With finance and economics are at the core of their expertise, mathematical finance faculty are globally connected.

E. Cabral Balreira
E. Cabral Balreira, Ph.D.
Program Director
Professor, Mathematics
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Julio Roberto Hasfura-Buenaga, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mathematics
John Huston
John H. Huston, Ph.D.
Professor, Economics
Ricardo Manuel Santos
Ricardo Manuel Santos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Economics
Eugenio Dante Suarez
Eugenio Dante Suarez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Finance and Decision Sciences
Shage Zhang
Shage Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Finance and Decision Sciences

Student Opportunities

Outside the classroom, real-world financial opportunities await.

Internships

Internships provide hands-on experiences in mathematical finance and economics. Students have held internship positions at USAA, Fidelity Investments, Capgemini, and Gallagher Insurance, among others.


Study Abroad

In addition to Trinity’s study abroad opportunities through the Center for International Engagement, students also have the option to spend a semester at the London School of Economics studying international trends in global financial markets.


When You Graduate

Model change in global markets and financial investments.

Tigers leave Trinity armed with the skills to stay ahead of the curve, even during periods of volatility and uncertainty.

Careers

Students who graduate with the mathematical finance major pursue careers across corporate commerce and banking, including investment and finance.

Graduate Schools or Programs:

  • Applied Financial
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Mathematical Finance

Career Areas:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Commercial Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Investment Banking
  • Money Management
  • Real Estate

Notable Companies who have Hired Trinity Graduates:

  • Dell
  • Liberty Mutual
  • USAA

Take the next step

Have more questions or want more information? Learn more about becoming a Tiger, and how you can accelerate what’s next for your education.