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Master of Financial Economics: Ohio University– National Economics University (1+1 Program)

Why MFE?

  • Once specialized in Financial Economics, you will be qualified to pursue job opportunities at:
    1. Bank’s Trust Departments
    2. Mutual Funds
    3. Professional Money Management Firms
    4. Pension Funds
    5. Brokerage Firms
    6. Hedge Funds
    7. Insurance Companies
    8. Investment banks:  Analyze Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Debt offerings
    9. Non-financial private corporations (like IBM): Asset valuation, capital market strategy
A financial analyst in the first seven institutions would do “portfolio strategy” which includes:
a.Analysis of individual stocks, bonds, etc.
b. Investment timing
c. Investment selection
  • The MFE teaches skills essential for the job market.  These include but are not limited to: bond and equity valuation, options pricing, forecasting techniques, financial statement analysis, derivatives trading, and portfolio management.
  • Professors who teach in the MFE have practical, real world experience.
  • Business Week has ranked Ohio University’s business school as one of the top 50 business schools in the United States.
  • The success rate of MFE students on the CFA Level 1 examination is approximately 80%.  The worldwide success rate is approximately 40%.

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