Financial Economics

PLEASE NOTE: The School of Economics is no longer accepting applications for the 2024-2025 academic year, consider applying for the 2025-2026 academic year.

The Master of Science in Financial Economics degree prepares graduates for employment in the financial services sector in positions requiring advanced quantitative and analytical skills and in-depth familiarity with the structure and functioning of financial markets and institutions. The program provides a solid foundation in microeconomic and macroeconomic theory and financial management to ensure that graduates have the conceptual tools needed to develop sound research designs and understand the role of financial markets and institutions within the economy. The program includes courses from the School of Economics and the Maine Business School and offers thesis and non-thesis options.

Admission Requirements

Please review the School of Economics website and Admissions Requirement page prior to applying.

Degrees offered: MS

Program Format: On Campus

Application deadline: January 1 preferred date for assistantship consideration, rolling if space is available (Fall)

Test Required: None

Contact: Keith Evans

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Program Website: Financial Economics

Accelerated Program Information for UMaine Undergraduates

Major Pathways: Economics Majors, Financial Economics Majors

Accelerated Program Deadline:

End of sophomore year or beginning of junior year