Master of Financial Engineering

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UCLA Anderson Master of Financial Engineering

You know how numbers work. Now apply them. The finance industry needs people who possess deep mathematical modeling skills and computational expertise. Your quantitative skills can help solve the complex and creative challenges of today’s financial markets. Let us show you how. UCLA Anderson’s MFE program equips graduates with the education and practical skills for careers in risk management, money management, derivative pricing, private equity, hedge funds, data analytics and technical operational areas of corporate finance. 

The MFE Experience

Challenge Yourself Daily

In the classroom, learn from world-renowned, top-rated Anderson faculty and prominent guest lecturers from major financial institutions. The rigorous UCLA Anderson MFE curriculum is solidly based on the business school paradigm of merging quantitative finance theory and principle with up-to-the-minute business practice. The Financial Institutions Seminar allows students to learn about financial engineering from the most successful practitioners.

Showcase Your Knowledge

Beyond the classroom, UCLA Anderson MFE students apply their knowledge to real-world settings by participating in a summer internship and Applied Finance Project (AFP). The hands-on AFP provides students an opportunity to interact directly with clients gaining valuable exposure to potential employers and broadening their professional networks.

Explore Your Future

Gain specialized knowledge, sought-after skills and lifelong networks to advance in diverse careers.

Trailblazing Faculty


With a 3:1 student-to-faculty ratio, students have access to world-renowned leaders in Financial Engineering.

Andrea Eisfeldt

Macro-finance pioneer Andrea Eisfeldt, recipient of the Smith-Breeden First Paper Prize in 2013.

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Mikhail Chernov

Professor of Finance
Faculty Director of the Master of Financial Engineering Program

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Eduardo Schwartz

The award-winning author and researcher behind the Longstaff-Schwartz pricing method.

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The Essentials

UCLA Anderson MBA Application Deadlines

Application Deadline

31st May 2016
We are accepting applications for the Class of 2017, which begins November 2016.
Join a global network of more than 36,000 alumni,
1,800 students and 150 UCLA Anderson faculty.