Ohio University

MFE: Ohio University– University of Johannesburg (1+1)

University of Johannesburg, South Africa 1+1: The program is structured so that all academic requirements can be completed in four semesters (including summer). Three MFE courses will be taken at UJ taught by professors from UJ. The remaining courses will be taught by faculty members at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. To finish the program, participants will complete research project or an internship with a financial company in the U.S. or South Africa


The Master of Financial Economics program is jointly offered by Ohio University and University of Johannesburg in Johannesburg, South Africa. This degree program is designed for those who want to find employment in financial services and pursue a career as a financial analyst. The content of the financial economics emphasizes insight into the links between the economy and financial markets, while preparing students for the tremendous challenges of the future. This applied program provides both theoretical foundations and practical experience.

The Master of Financial Economics degree is conferred by Ohio University.

The Ohio University-National Economics University's Master of Financial Economics is endorsed by CFA Institute for incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of knowledge (CBOK™) and placing emphasis on the CFA® Institute Code of Ethics and Standard Practices within the program. The MFE Program positions students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst? designation, which has become the most respected and recognized investment credential worldwide.

CBOK™, and CFA® are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.


Contact Us

Lumengo Bonga-Bonga, Ph.D.
Chair of the Department of Economics and Econometrics
University of Johannesburg
Auckland Park 2006
Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel: +27 11 559 2118
E-mail: lbonga@uj.ac.za

K. Doroodian, Ph.D., Director
Department of Economics
Bentley Hall Annex 327
Ohio University
Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
Email: doroodia@ohio.edu