July 22, 2014

Master of Financial Engineering Program Makes Top 10 List

The Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program was named among the top 10 quantitative finance programs in the nation for a second time by Advanced Trading magazine.

Berkeley MFE Program also made the top 10 list in 2008, the first year Advanced Trading published its ranking. Advanced Trading is a magazine and Web site that covers stock trading trends and technology strategies. Its list does not rank the elite programs against each other.

A profile of the Berkeley MFE Program notes it is among the few financial engineering programs offered by a business school, teaching students about computational finance within the context of business and economics.

The schools were selected by five judges: Scott R. Burrill, a partner and managing director at Rosenblatt Securities; David Leinweber, founder of two tech firms and a fellow in finance at Haas, who was not allowed to vote for Berkeley-Haas; Michael Levas, founder, senior managing principal, and director of trading for Olympian Capital Management; Unson Allen, VP and global head of recruiting for Knight Capital Group; and Lou Ricci, a headhunter for the Hagan-Ricci Group.

Updated 6.18.2012: The MFE program was also featured in the Financial Times Financial Training Special Report on June 18, 2012.

Read the Advanced Trading Ranking

Topics:    Haas in the Rankings