Applied Financial Economics

Saint Louis University

M.Sc. On Campus
4 months
21710 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Science in Applied Financial Economics at Saint Louis University is a quantitative-based, applied program that focuses on analysis and forecasting of financial variables such as interest rates, stock returns and their effects on financial markets. 


Do you want to get admitted to a graduate degree and not have to pay anything for the application? With the help of INTO, you can apply to multiple Master’s programs in a single application. All you need is to meet the grade requirements and the English language requirements. You will also be offered the Direct Entry I-20 to help you enter the U.S. for your studies.

Master of Science in Applied Financial Economics at Saint Louis University helps students develop strong ethical, technical and professional skills, and provides in-depth expertise in economics and finance. Following completion foundation course requirements, advanced courses cover econometrics, finance theory and advanced macro theory with electives available in monetary theory, international economics, equity securities and markets, fixed-income securities and derivative securities and markets.


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook is bright for individuals with graduate degrees who have skills in quantitative analysis and the ability to apply quantitative analysis to economic modeling and forecasting.

Graduates of the applied financial economics program will be qualified for a range of analysis-related jobs. Possible positions include:

  • Research analyst/associate/assistant
  • Policy analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Staff economist
  • Strategy analyst
  • Business economist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Economics for Managers
  • Applied Business Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Forecasting Macroeconomic and Financial Variables
  • Applied Financial Economics Capstone

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 4 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

  • Bachelor’s degree, minimum 3.0 GPA and English language requirements in one of the following tests. Additional requirements may apply. The degree program you select may have additional requirements with which you must comply. 
  • Note: Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission to Saint Louis University or any specific program. Admission decisions may be based on such factors as the suitability of the applicant’s research interests, the availability of professors in a particular field of research and the number of qualified applicants.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21710 USD per year and a duration of 4 months.


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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last year

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Applied Financial Economics
Saint Louis University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!