Business Administration, Master’s in Financial Engineering Program

Graduate Degrees: M.F.E.

Apply for Admission: See separate school application for dates.

Required Tests: GRE or GMAT required; waived for applicants who hold a Ph.D.


The Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) degree is a full-time, one-year graduate degree offered by the Haas School of Business. Students enrolled in the MFE Program learn to use theoretical finance, mathematics, and computer programming skills to make pricing, hedging, trading, and portfolio management decisions.

Graduates of the MFE Program find positions in hedge funds, fintech firms, commercial and investment banking, insurance and reinsurance, corporate treasuries, corporate strategy, and money management. Specializations include asset/liability modeling/optimization, security structuring, derivative valuation, sales and trading, consulting, asset management, research, option-based securities valuation, special hedging, real-option investment analysis, and risk management.

Source: Berkeley Academic Guide

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