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Two majors. One degree.

The Bachelor of Computing and Financial Management combines a deep understanding in computer science and finance to solve today's technological and financial problems. The result is a dynamic curriculum that prepares students to make an impact in the ever-evolving Financial Technology (FinTech) industry.

Computing and Financial Management (CFM) graduates have the knowledge and experience to use technology to solve financial problems efficiently and effectively. The courses that CFM students take set them up for lucrative careers in technology and finance and give them opportunities to pursue their Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

New policies for transferring to and from CFM

Please note: We have new policies in place for students who wish to transfer to or from the Computing and Financial Management program.

  1. Dec. 14, 2021Congratulations to the winning teams at the CFM 101 Team Competition
    photo of the winning CFM team

    The first-ever CFM course to be offered at the University of Waterloo ended with a portfolio-generation competition. Teams of three first-year CFM students were tasked with coding portfolio-creation applications in the python programming language that were set loose on the market, with final portfolio values determined as of the close on Monday, December 6.

  2. Nov. 10, 2021CFM co-director James R. Thompson elected president of Northern Finance Association

    Professor James R. Thompson, co-director of the Computing and Financial Management program and a Professor at Waterloo’s School of Accounting and Finance, has been elected as a president of the Northern Finance Association, a Canadian-based association of researchers in the field of finance.

  3. Jan. 21, 2021Student Success Office offers new student supports

    Article originally posted on the Daily Bulletin on Thursday, January 21, 2021. 

    Helping students succeed in a challenging time

    The Student Success Office is continuing to offer a breadth of online resources to support students throughout the winter term. We know that the ongoing pandemic has presented students with new challenges, and we’re committed to providing supports that address their unique needs.

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