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Applications for 2024 Columbia Summer Session programs are now open!

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College graduates who have some background in mathematics and statistics and want graduate school preparation in the mathematics and statistics of finance and financial engineering, or are interested in a career change, can follow a structured curriculum developed with the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics.

The Quantitative Studies for Finance program includes:

Calculus Courses (2 Courses)

Also recommended but not required:

Advanced Mathematics Courses (Choose 4 Courses)

Statistics Courses (Choose 1 Course)

Computer Science Course

Students are required to maintain an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 (B). Every course creditable toward the certificate must be taken for a letter grade. Courses with a grade of P or below a C will not count toward the completion of the certificate.