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Mathematical Finance, M.S., and Business Administration, MBA, Dual Degree

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This dual degree program allows students to earn both a Master of Science in Mathematical Finance (MAFI) degree and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Belk College of Business.

Admission Requirements

Applicants might be offered admission into only the MBA  or the MAFI  instead of the dual degree program.  Similarly, students admitted to the dual program may opt to matriculate into only the MBA or MAFI program.  Students who have matriculated into either the MBA or MAFI program who desire to add the dual degree must apply and gain admission to the dual degree no later than the end of their second semester of matriculation into either program.  Students must be admitted by both programs, independently. 

Degree Requirements

Required Courses (51 credit hours)

The combined program requires students to complete the following courses:

Capstone Experiences (3 credit hours)

The following Capstone Experiences are required: 

  • Master of Business Administration:  Students are required to take MBAD 6194 .
  • M.S. in Mathematical Finance:  Students are required to pass a comprehensive examination.  An examining committee is appointed by the Graduate Program Director and is constituted from the program’s faculty. The exam may be, at the committee’s discretion, either written or oral.

Dual Degree Total = 54 Credit Hours

Grade Requirements

Graduate students must have a 3.0 GPA in the courses on their degree plan of study in order to graduate. 

Dual Degree Total = 45 Credit Hours

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