Master of Science in Financial Economics
Johns Hopkins University
Distance Learning, On-Campus
12 - 24 months
Full time, Part time
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Econometrics. Statistics. Forecasting. Many specialties go into financial economics. With Johns Hopkins University’s financial economics master’s degree program, you can gain the quantitative acumen to conduct empirical economic analyses and improve decision-making across the financial sector.
Financial decision-making can make or break the global economy. It’s why private and public institutions rely so much on financial economists. After all, these professionals conduct the data analyses needed to identify economic trends and help maintain financial stability, not just for investors but for the overall economy.
Advance into these in-demand roles with the MS in Financial Economics program from Johns Hopkins University. Your education will extend beyond economic theory, as this master’s degree focuses on the econometrics and quantitative skills needed for today’s financial economics careers. This practical focus will enable you to perform empirical market analyses to help improve decision-making across the financial economics landscape.
Of course, financial economics institutions rely on economics professionals with diverse specializations, so Johns Hopkins lets you customize the master’s degree in financial economics to gain expertise for the career you desire.
A Flexible Way to Invest in Your Future
Johns Hopkins designed the MS in Financial Economics for motivated professionals. You’ll earn your master’s degree online or onsite, gaining the flexibility to advance your education and career at the same time. Even better, you’ll develop the quantitative acumen needed to break through as a leader in the financial sector.
This master’s degree program offers 10 financial economics courses led by faculty who hold or have held leadership roles at prestigious financial institutions. Capitalize on their expertise as you develop the talents to:
- Research and model data to improve decision-making
- Harness statistical and econometric tools and techniques
- Estimate, test, and forecast economic relationships
- Identify trends via time-series econometrics analyses
Master Financial Economics Online or Onsite
Only a few online master’s degrees in financial economics programs exist today. At Johns Hopkins, you can earn the MS in Financial Economics degree online or onsite in Washington, D.C. No matter the format, you’ll get the flexibility and support to succeed in your classes and career.
Maximize Your Return on Investment
The MS in Financial Economics degree can open the door to numerous financial economics career options at a cost that is lower than many programs offered by business schools.
Scholarships and Funding
Learn about scholarship options at Johns Hopkins University’s Advanced Academic Programs.
This Master of Science degree is composed of five required core courses, three to five customizable core courses, and up to two elective courses.
- Johns Hopkins University ranked #15 in the 2023 Times Higher Education world university rankings.
- Johns Hopkins University ranked #7 in the 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report national rankings.
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