MS in Applied Financial Economics


The MS-AFE is a quantitatively-based, applied graduate program in financial economics that focuses on the analysis and forecasting of financial variables, such as interest rates and stock returns, and their effects on financial markets.

Meet the Needs of Tomorrow

The Master of Science in Applied Financial Economics is a one-of-a-kind program in the region that responds to the market need for individuals to enter the labor market with a set of applied technical skills.

The MS-AFE program consists of 30 credit-hours that can be completed full-time in one calendar year. No work experience is required, which means that students can transition into the program upon achieving their undergraduate degree. In addition, the program can be pursued on a part-time basis for up to five years, which makes it ideal for working professionals.


Curriculum Overview

The Cook School, with its continuing mission to provide excellence in business education, has developed a program that is one of kind in the region. The MS-AFE program helps students develop strong ethical, technical and professional skills, and provides in-depth expertise in economics and finance.

Get a taste of the MS-AFE curriculum.

Download the Sample Courses for the MS-AFE Degree Program.