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.

Program Units
36 (12 courses)
Average Duration
12-36 months
On-campus courses
Full-time or part-time course load 
Course Availability
Year-round in four 11-week terms 
  • Westlake Village
2017-18 Cost
$820 per credit
$29,520 base cost
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Our program features an intense quantitative element, including more econometrics, financial economics, and more theory than most master’s programs. The econometrics curriculum contains unique forecasting and modeling components that provide valuable hands-on application of theory.

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Highly Ranked

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics has been ranked 3rd in the nation for quantitive economics programs by The Financial Engineer.

The publication's 2016 Master of Financial Economics Rankings is a comprehensive ranking of graduate financial economics programs in the United States.

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Project-Based Curriculum

Our program offers a highly applied curriculum and includes close collaboration with members of a world-class economic faculty and economics forecasting team.

International and domestic students are enrolled together in small classes (fewer than 20) that emphasize practical applications and interactive learning.

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Our Alumni

Graduates of our program go on to work in important roles for a wide variety of organizations, including:

  • Google
  • Amgen
  • TD Ameritrade
  • Union Bank
  • Milken Institute
  • Bank of the West
  • FMB Wealth Management

Meet our alumni

Master of Quantitative Economics alumna Molly Clancy

This program provided me with a challenging mathematical-oriented degree that focused on real-world applications. It's fantastic preparation for either career advancement or a Ph.D. program.

Molly Clancy
Senior Quantitative Modeler, Control Insights and Analytics, Google