Master of Financial Economics
Fast-track your future in finance.
The Master of Science in Financial Economics (MSFE) emphasizes data science and analytics to provide the skills necessary for effective financial decision-making by applying financial theory and quantitative techniques. With growing globalization and competition for employment in the financial sector, professionals must prepare for the increasingly complex world of finance by building a strong foundation. In just 10 months, the MSFE prepares participants for leadership roles in a rewarding and dynamic field.
MSFE students master the quantitative and theoretical tools for a lucrative career in finance with potential employers such as investment and commercial banks, economic and financial asset management companies, consulting firms, and policy-oriented organizations.
What You'll Learn
The Master of Science in Financial Economics (MSFE) is a non-thesis master’s degree program that provides academically distinguished and industry-oriented students an opportunity to obtain a rigorous, graduate-level finance and economics education in an intensive 10-month program.
The 36-hour MSFE program consists of a core of macroeconomic, microeconomic, and finance theory and practice as well as 3 to 4 elective courses used to tailor the curriculum to individual interests. The program emphasizes data science and analytics tools and techniques used to extract meaning and value from financial data for financial decision-making.
The MSFE is a STEM designated program.
International students in STEM degree programs can apply for a 24-month STEM extension of their F-1 Optional Practical Training.
The MSFE program provides students with the quantitative and theoretical tools for a successful career in the finance industry with employers like investment and commercial banks, economic and financial asset management companies, consulting firms, and policy-oriented organizations. Professionals with an MSFE have a significant career competitive advantage and often have global opportunities to work in finance.
Fields where you will find MSFE graduates:
- Data analysis and forecasting
- Bank, economic and government regulation
- Commercial banking
- Investment banking
- Financial analysis
- Corporate finance
- Central banks