About The Program
The Lehigh M.S. in Analytical Finance (MSAF) program is a cutting-edge, 30 credit-hour program designed to provide students with a strong education in advanced finance and quantitative financial analysis tools using key concepts from financial theory, applied mathematics, and engineering. With these building blocks, program graduates will become instrumental in the creation of innovative solutions for real financial problems, using state of the art analytical techniques and computing technology. The curriculum is intended for career opportunities in areas such as portfolio management, securities trading, investment banking, risk management, and financial information systems.
STEM Designated Degree
The M.S. in Analytical Finance program contains an interdisciplinary curriculum that includes STEM fields, which qualifies the program as a STEM designated degree.
Global Association of Risk Professionals
Lehigh is an academic partner institution with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). Students benefit by the programs’ preparation for the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) examination.
International Association of Quantitative Finance
Lehigh is an academic affiliate of the International Association of Quantitative Finance (IAQF). This grants free IAQF membership to all full-time MSAF students, invitations to exclusive networking and informational events related to quantitative finance and financial engineering, access to the National Financial Mathematics Career Fair, and a variety of other benefits.
Partnership with DataCamp
The Lehigh MSAF program recently partnered with DataCamp to administer a Coding Bootcamp for our students to learn R and Python, two of the most in-demand open source programming languages. Learn more here.