Quantitative Economics, M.Sc. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
24 months
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About

The Quantitative Economics at University of Pittsburgh graduates meet employer demand for well-rounded individuals who can bring economic insights and strategic thinking to data science.

Overview

About Quantitative Economics at University of Pittsburgh

Equipped with a masters in economics degree, MQE graduates are employed as financial analysts, data scientists, economic analysts, investment analysts, and quantitative traders, to name just a few job titles, working with companies such as Booz Allen Hamilton, FedEx, Lincoln Financial Group, and Moody's Analytics and with investment banks, consulting companies, and government agencies.

The MQE is an intensive 8-month STEM-designated professional degree program that will equip students with skills in:
  • economic modeling and intuition
  • data science and econometrics
  • analytic storytelling, communications, and professionalism

Careers

With a Master's degree in Economics you will:

  • Meet the employer's demand for well-rounded individuals who can bring economic insights and strategic thinking to data science.
  • Attain employment as financial analysts, data scientists, economic analysts, investment analysts, policy analysts, and quantitative traders. You will work with companies such as Booz, Allen, Hamilton, FedEx, Hitachi Vantara, Moody's Analytics, and with investment banks, consulting companies, and government agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Individuals, Firms, and Markets
  • Incentives and Information
  • Global Economics and Finance
  • Evidence-Based Analysis in Labor, Public and Health Economics
  • Big Data and Forecasting in Economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three, 150 word statements to provide the admissions committee with a holistic impression of your unique characteristics and challenges and your intellectual and professional goals.
  • Two letters of recommendation with at least one being an academic reference.
  • Unofficial Transcripts with demonstrated mastery in Calculus I and a basic understanding of Economics.  Applicants should have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or above.  Applicants with under a 2.75 GPA will not be considered.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences requires a minimum TOEFL score of 90, with a  minimum score of 22 in each section
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Minimum score of 7.0, with a minimum score of 6.5 in each section  
  • Duolingo English Test: Minimum score of 110

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55164 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 55164 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    55164 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55164 USD per year during 24 months.

Part-time: 

  • LOCAL: $1,485 per credit 
  • NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $1,838 per credit

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

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Financing

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Financing partner MPOWER Financing Student Loans between $2,001 - $100,000
Financing partner Prodigy Finance Loans for tuition and living costs from $15,000

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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