M.S. in Quantitative Economics

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE) degree can be completed in as little as one year, emphasizes practical applications and interactive learning, is a STEM designated degree, and includes close collaboration with members of a world-class economics faculty and forecasting team.

The program has been designated as a Certified Forecaster Program by The International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), and is ranked 7th in the nation for the 2020 Top Master of Financial Economics Programs.

The program’s sister organization, CERF, is one of only six university-based forecast centers in the country that is included in the Wall Street Journal’s Economic Forecasting Survey.


We’re open for business – now more than ever before! As the world is experiencing an unprecedented public health crisis, the School of Management at Cal Lutheran stays committed to providing the best educational experience that our students deserve. Our faculty and staff are working hard to prepare our students for the future. We have transitioned all of our courses to the best-quality virtual teaching and award-winning fully online course formats through the summer. As for the fall, our President, Dr. Chris Kimball, would like to share an important message that outlines our planning process. We invite you to read his letter and learn more about how we are preparing for the months ahead. We are here for our community - so stay in touch, keep your eye on the ball, join us at one of our virtual events, or contact us at som@callutheran.edu.

 

Quick Facts

Program Units
36 (12 courses)
Average Duration
12-24 months
Flexibility
On-campus courses
Full-time or part-time course load
Course Availability
Year-round in four 11-week terms
Locations
  • Westlake Village
2020-21 Cost

$855 per credit

$30,780 base cost

Scholarships

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The MSQE puts a strong emphasis on math, more so than most similar programs would. Working as an Investment Manager at Ameriprise Financial, responsible for analyzing products and investment opportunities, the strong quantitative base from Cal Lutheran makes it easy to decipher what’s snake oil and what’s not.

Vedran Kaluderovic
Investment Manager, Ameriprise Financial

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