Coursework that prepares students for careers in industry and academia:
Faculty have created cutting edge courses that provide students with in-demand analytical skills unique to the world of finance-including training in Python, R and Stata. Classes feature rigorous theoretical training paired with hands-on learning from senior industry professionals as guest lecturers. Speakers include Federal Reserve Bank leaders and Wall-Street executives.
MSFE students are among an elite group with easy access to both the Economics Career Development Office and the Career Management Center at the Wisconsin School of Business providing exceptional career exploration, placement and professional development services. The Wisconsin School of Business has a proven record of placing students in leading financial services and consulting firms across the globe. Classes are more analytical and quantitative than traditional MS programs in either Economics or Finance making graduates prepared for roles at investment and commercial banks, asset management companies and consulting.
“The emphasis on data-driven, state-of-the-art quantitative methods in financial economics differentiates the MSFE program from Masters programs in finance or financial engineering. MSFE students will have access to Wisconsin School of Business’s exceptional career services preparing them for jobs in the very best Wall Street firms.”Ricky Sandler (BBA ‘91), Founder, CEO and CIO of Eminence Capital