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Haas School of Business

Haas School of Business 2220 Piedmont Avenue Berkeley,
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Postgraduate Overview

As the second-oldest business school in the United States, the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley is one of the world's leading producers of new ideas and knowledge in all areas of business — which includes the distinction of having two of its faculty members receive the Nobel Prize in Economics over the past 20 years. The school offers outstanding management education to about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students each year who come from around the world to study in one of its six degree-granting programs. The school has 40,000 alumni. Mission Statement: We are redefining the business graduate.A fundamental step is to get the culture right: People who question the status quo, project confidence without attitude, learn as students always, and think beyond themselves. We add the right core, elective, and experiential curriculum to deliver leaders who create the future. Our archetype is the Innovative Leader, which has four parts: They build enterprises powered in every business area by new ideas put into action.

Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley has a financial engineering degree, which fully prepares students with both the knowledge and skills required for a career in the finance industry. The school has been listed in the 2018 edition of the QS Business Master’s Ranking.

The program is a STEM-designated degree, and is one year in duration. There is the opportunity to take part in the Morgan Stanley Applied Finance Project. Courses include investments and derivatives, financial innovation in a global marketplace, and behavioral finance. Students have a high percentage rate for both internship placements, and employment post-graduation, with 100 percent placed for internships in 2016, and 94 percent offered employment.

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, and work experience is preferred but not required. The GMAT or GRE exam will have to be taken. For more information on the application process, please visit their website.

Postgraduate courses offered

Master of Financial Engineering

Full-Time MBA

Evening & Weekend MBA

MBA for Executives

University Highlights


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