Where Economics meets Data Science and Finance

Our top-ranked, STEM-designated graduate degree program unites a global community of students, scholars, and industry leaders committed to leveraging data science, finance, and economics to address society’s greatest challenges.


of UCLA’s MQE graduates secure post-MQE plans and are employed across a range of fields within six months of completing the program.

Become Part of a Global Community

Learn from internationally recognized Nobel Laureates, policy leaders, and business executives, and engage with MQE faculty and students from more than 30 countries.

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Choose Your Focus

Complete your degree MQE on your terms — in 9 to 18 months — with a wide range of courses in data science, machine learning, financial modeling, forecasting and economics.

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Accelerate Your Career

Tap into MQE’s worldwide network of top-ranked financial institutions, consulting firms, government agencies, tech companies and global businesses to advance your career.

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Solve Business Problems

Through our Applied Business Projects, you can leverage the skills gained in the MQE program to solve business problems faced by corporations of all sizes.

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Be inspired, enlightened and informed

Learn directly from some of the most notable and influential economic leaders in the world through our Distinguished Speaker Series.

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“UCLA’s MQE program stands out because it teaches the skills needed for success today and in the future. While searching for a master’s program, I wanted to find a school where I could improve my quantitative skills and learn how to do research. MQE was the clear choice because of their emphasis on providing the mindset and skillset to succeed.”

– Steven Spear Jr.
Current MQE student

News and Upcoming Events

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Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2024!
May 23, 2024

We look forward to seeing you at commencement and celebrating your accomplishments!

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Congratulations to our Incoming Fall 2024 Cohort!
March 2024

We look forward to welcoming you to the program!

Check out our new MQE Employer Brochure
Winter 2024

Looking to recruit talent from the UCLA MQE program? Review our new MQE Employer Brochure to learn more about our student community and tips to build a recruitment pipeline!