M.S. in Quantitative Finance and Economics

at Texas State University

master's degree

Apply analytics to economics and financial problems.

Flexible schedules.
Dynamic opportunities.

Our Master of Science in Quantitative Finance and Economics (MSQFE) program focuses on the integration of statistical modeling techniques and data analytics in the fields of economics and finance to prepare students for thriving careers in data intensive industries β€” especially in finance, investments, banking, government agencies, and related industries. Our curriculum also prepares students for advanced studies in finance or economics.

Key Benefits

  • Learn programming languages including Python, R, Stata, and C++.
  • Communicate using data visualization and problem-solving strategies.


in 2 months

In the last two years, most alumni started careers within 2 months after graduation.



Individual attention and small class sizes promote student success from start to finish.


to complete

Finish a career-building master's degree with STEM designation in just 16 months.

Program Details

Students presenting in finance class
McCoy Hall at night
Professor working with students in trading lab
McCoy third floor hallway with stock ticker
Carson Kennedy

β€œThe MSQFE was an amazing experience to develop the qualitative and technical skills required for a successful career in finance. The program opened so many doors for me, and was a key piece to accomplish my goal of working on Wall Street.”

Investment Banking Analyst
Evercore, New York

Your Next Steps

The McCoy College of Business at Texas State University is accredited by the the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). For more than a century, AACSB accreditation has been synonymous with the highest standards in business education. McCoy College's Department of Accounting holds an additional AACSB accreditation. Fewer than 200 universities worldwide earn accreditations in both business and accounting.

AACSB accreditation logos for business and accounting

M.S. in Quantitative Finance and Economics

Dr. Yao-Yu Chih
Department of Finance and Economics
McCoy Hall 504