Graduate students will acquire the skills for employment in the financial services sector in positions requiring advanced analytical skills and in-depth familiarity with the structure and functioning of financial markets and institutions. The Master of Science in Financial Economics (MSFE) degree at the University of Wisconsin Madison prepares graduates for research positions and for doctoral study in financial economics.
The MSFE program integrates subject areas traditionally taught and trained in the Wisconsin School of Business Finance Department and the College of Letters & Science Economics Department. The partnership between these departments ensures that students gain a rigorous understanding of theoretical finance and the economic framework upon which that theory is based.
- Demonstrate understanding of core principles of financial economics and theories in financial econometrics, financial markets, valuation of securities, and corporate financial structure.
- Apply financial econometric methods to process historical economic and financial data, build and estimate models of that data, and use the results to make financial decisions.
- Recognize and apply principles of ethical and professional conduct.
- Evaluate current events and historical information that provide a basis for evaluating and understanding economic and market conditions, leading to wise financial decisions.
- Financial Microeconomics
- Investment Theory and Practice
- Corporation Finance Theory and Practice
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Economic Statistics and Econometrics
- International Financial Economics
- Data Analytics for Economists
- 12 months
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- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution
- Completed graduate application
- Personal essays
- Professional recommendations
- Official transcripts
- Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score
- English proficiency
- Application fee
International25548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 12 months.
National25548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State12220 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 12 months.
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