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Computing and Financial Management

Two majors. One degree. 

Computing and Financial Management (CFM) is the only program of-its-kind in Canada that allows you to study two majors in computer science and finance and combine that with two years of real-world co-op experience. Learn how to use technology to solve financial problems and apply your skills to the growing field of financial technology. 

The financial industry needs qualified professionals who understand complicated financial management concepts and know how to design and create software tools that get the job done. CFM graduates are in demand! 

What You'll Learn

Take the same courses as a finance and computer science major! 

Computer science – Understand and explore programming, software, algorithms, and the limits of computation. Use these foundations to further explore areas of computer science like machine learning, human-computer interaction, computational mathematics, and artificial intelligence.

Financial management – Finance is about numbers, trends, and new ways of thinking. Gain knowledge in corporate finance, economics, markets, quantitative finance, and much more. Financial management will provide you with technical, analytical, evaluative, and communication skills. Watch our video for more details. 

Co-op

cfm-student-in-an-interviewEmployers are looking for candidates with relevant skills and experience. In CFM, you'll grow your knowledge by applying what you've learned in the classroom to your 5 or 6 co-op experiences. Work as a developer or software engineer in the technology industry or a business analyst or investment banking analyst in the world of finance. Or combine your skills to work in the trillion-dollar financial technology industry. 

Find out how you'll fit in your studies and two years of co-op experiences with your co-op sequence. See what co-op positions are waiting for you. 

Careers

CFM graduates command successful and high-paying jobs and they take their experience all over the world in Canada, the United States, England, Hong Kong, and more. They work in technology, finance, and financial technology and demonstrate why CFM is a great program. 

Discover where alumni are working and what they do. 

Why should you choose CFM? Visit our website for more details and contact us if you have any questions. https://uwaterloo.ca/computing-financial-management/future-students/why-cfm

Did you know?

The CFM program is a member of the CFA University Recognition Program.