Brandeis International Business School

Financial Analytics

curriculum

Develop expertise in forecasting, quantitative risk management, corporate financial modeling, portfolio management, fixed income and derivative securities. These areas are drawn from a data-centered and analytic-intensive perspective and help prepare students for jobs in fintech or quantitative finance.

Fall

Credits

Programming for Business Analytics

2

Big Data I

2

Accounting and Financial Analysis OR

4

Intermediate Financial Accounting  

Finance I

4

Applied Econometrics with R

4

Spring

Computer Simulation and Risk

4

Machine Learning

2

Information Visualization

2

Forecasting in Economics and Finance

4

Corporate Financial Modeling

2

Big Data II

4

Summer

Work Practicum

4

Fall*

Elective

4

*Students may accelerate the program by substituting a summer term for the final fall semester.