M.S. in Quantitative Economics

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE) degree emphasizes practical applications and interactive learning, including close collaboration with members of a world-class economics faculty and forecasting team.

Our program features an intense quantitative element, including more econometrics, financial economics, and more theory than most master’s programs.

Additionally, our program has been designated as a certified forecaster program by The International Institute of Forecasters (IIF).


Quick Facts

Program Units
36 (12 courses)
Average Duration
12-36 months
Flexibility
On-campus courses
Full-time or part-time course load
Course Availability
Year-round in four 11-week terms
Locations
  • Westlake Village
2017-18 Cost

$820 per credit

$29,520 base cost

Scholarships

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You develop three important skills in the MSQE: theory, mathematics, and programming. Theory is important, and you get plenty, but what sold me on the program was the hands-on aspect. A common complaint from employers these days is a lack of real-world experience. The classwork in the MSQE is project and results oriented. This experience, and the opportunity to work at the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting (CERF) alongside your professors... this program offers much more than just theory. Without the experience of really applying the material while still in school, I wouldn’t have had the options available to me afterwards. This program sets you apart.

Molly Clancy 2010
Quantitative Modeler, Google
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