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Learn From Faculty Who Have
Shaped the Industry

The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego is now accepting applications for the Master of Finance degree. The one-year Master of Finance provides rigorous, hands-on training preparing graduates to immediately contribute in environments where quantitative and analytical skills are at a premium. Students learn cutting-edge methods for analyzing "big data" for financial decision making and risk management. The program’s emphasis on quantitative models and methods ensures graduates are equipped to develop innovative solutions to the complex problems facing the financial industry.


The Rady School seeks applicants for the Master of Finance program who have exceptional quantitative skills, strong interest in the analytical foundations of finance and of risk management, and a desire to have an impact in the financial sector.

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The Rady School is in a unique position to offer a Master of Finance that emphasizes quantitative methods, empirical work and financial econometrics.

UC San Diego has a rich tradition in empirical and theoretical econometrics with some of the most widely-used empirical models developed from the research of UC San Diego faculty.

The emphasis on rigorous empirical data-driven methods differentiates the Rady School’s Master of Finance from programs specializing in financial engineering.