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Why a MS in Applied Financial Economics?

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), indicates that economics-related employment prospects are best for those with graduate degrees.


Top Reasons

Job Market Demand

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics specifically noted that the brightest prospects are for those with graduate degrees who have skills in quantitative analysis and the ability to apply quantitative analysis to economic modeling and forecasting.

 

Diverse Skills

With the focus of the MS in Applied Financial Economics on strong analytical skills, when coupled with application, Cook School graduates will be qualified for a range of analysis-related jobs. In addition, there is high interest among employers to hire individuals with training in practical, empirical analysis in areas such as: portfolio management risk analysis forecasting investment performance measurement

 

Multiple Opportunities After Graduation

Graduates of the Cook School’s MS-AFE degree program will be qualified for a range of analysis-related jobs. Sample job titles for graduates of the proposed program might include: