Cal Poly Master's Degree Programs

Quantitative Economics

MS Quantitative Economics

The M.S. in Quantitative Economics delivers structured thinking about empirical problems and incentives. The program integrates econometrics, machine learning, experimentation, and the hands-on analysis of real-world data, guided by Economic Theory. This intensive program is ideal for those looking to obtain advanced skills for careers in the private and public sectors or ramp up quantitative skills for PhD programs. The full-time, ten-month M.S. in Quantitative Economics program prepares students for careers working in big data environments. Students enjoy small classes, with courses taught by nationally recognized scholars dedicated to student success who provide the mentorship necessary to gain mastery of key economics-based quantitative and consulting tools and understand the role of economic analysis in a tech driven environment in both private and public organizations. Our graduates go on to secure jobs as Economists, Analytic Consultants, Data Analysts and Data Scientists in Consulting, Finance, Banking, Technology, Governmental Organizations, and Academia.

Kathryn Vasilaky, Assistant Professor of Economics, working with her Programming for Economics and Analytics class

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