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Upcoming MQE Admissions Events

Thank you for your interest in the UCLA MQE Program. We look forward to connecting with you at an upcoming admissions event or webinar.

UCLA MQE Distinguished Speaker Series

Our next UCLA MQE Distinguished Speaker event will take place on January 19 featuring University of Chicago Professor John A. List who will discuss “The Voltage Effect in Behavioral Economics” with UCLA Professor Simon Board. This is an invitation only event, please contact us to request additional details.

Jinyong Hahn

Professor and Department Chair, UCLA Economics

Upcoming MQE Admissions Info Sessions

Our virtual sessions will provide you with additional information on the MQE program, our admissions process, and career resources plus a chance for you to ask questions of our admissions team directly. Learn more and register for an upcoming webinar.

Aaron Tornell

Professor of Economics and Faculty Director, UCLA MQE

Welcome to the UCLA MQE

Thank you for participating in the Poets & Quants Specialized Masters Festival. We are thrilled that you are exploring continuing your education and are eager to connect with you to share more about the UCLA MQE program and to answer any questions you might have.

Congratulations to our December 2021 Graduates!

Please join us in celebrating our Fall 2021 UCLA MQE graduates! Our newest graduates are off to great places including PWC, Bank of Mexico, Uber, EverBright Securities, LRW, Apixio, Killington Technologies, Sustento Group, Zoetis, and more. We are so excited for your next steps!

Bob Pettit

Corporate & Employer Outreach


The Next Step in Your Journey Begins Here As an admitted student, there’s a lot you’ll need to know and do before your first day of class. The following information will help prepare you for your arrival at UCLA. If you have any questions, please contact our team.


Become a Lifetime Member of the MQE Community When you enroll in the MQE program, you’re not just a student for 1-2 years. As an alumni, you’ll always have a bridge back to UCLA and the benefits that go hand in hand with that partnership.

Katie Ward

Senior Director, Academic Collaborationand Lecturer, Professional Development

Applied Projects

Apply Your MQE Training Before You Graduate As an MQE student, you’ll have the opportunity to apply your data analytics and economic research skills to help corporate partners solve business challenges. Under the guidance of a faculty coach and industry professionals, MQE students work in small teams to conduct research and analysis regarding a specific […]