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Ohio University College of Business Master of Financial Economics - Pickerington
Ohio University College of Business

Master of Financial Economics - Pickerington

Athens, USA

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Introduction

The master of financial economics program in Pickerington is designed for working professionals who desire to advance in financial services. The financial economics curriculum is based on the Candidate Body of Knowledge developed by CFA Institute. CFA Institute awards the Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA, designation to those who pass a series of three written examinations covering the Candidate Body of Knowledge.

Department of Economics in collaboration with the College of Business, Department of Finance and School of Accountancy offers a Master's Financial Economics (MFE). The program is listed by CFA Institute as one of the universities in the world that adopts the CFA curriculum in the graduate program.

This weekend program meets on Saturdays at Ohio University-Pickerington Center. Classes are staffed by faculty members from the Athens campus.

Difference from MBA

Unlike an MBA program, which is very broad and covers many different general areas, this program is highly focused. It is designed for those who want to pursue careers as bond analysts, equity analysts, investment portfolio managers, etc. Whereas a traditional MBA is designed to help managers run a business, the MFE emphasizes the interaction between financial markets and economic environment; students in this program learn how to apply current conditions in broad-based economic markets to specific financial markets.


Program Admission Requirements

Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.

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