The MS in Econometrics and Quantitative Economics with a sub-plan of Financial Economics is a STEM-eligible degree designed specifically for students who wish to pursue careers in the banking and monetary systems.
To earn the MS in Econometric and Quantitative Economics with financial focus degree, students must complete 36 credit hours and pass the Comprehensive Exams. The degree has been designed to be completed within three semesters.
The 36 credit hours consist of 12 courses (3 credits each). The following 9 courses are required:
The additional three courses are made up of the approved electives, one of which can be outside the department. Please contact an advisor to view sample course plans.
Current UB Economics undergrads who have completed 405 or 407 or 480 may request a waiver for 505 or 507. or 580.
Masters students must obtain prior approval from the instructor and submit that approval to the department before registering for courses outside of the listed courses for their degree program.