Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
Department of Economics and Finance
The USU Master of Data Analytics (MDATA) program trains the next generation of statisticians, business analysts, and computer scientists to meet the increased demand for analytic professionals. The program integrates coursework in Statistics, Management Information Systems, Economics & Finance, and Computer Science. An MDATA degree gives graduates a broad but focused set of knowledge and tools applicable to data management and analysis for use in a variety of organizations.
Economics and Finance Specialization
Students become experts in applying data analysis for decision-making in applied finance, including asset pricing, portfolio analysis, risk management, and trading. They learn to apply techniques like Monte Carlo simulation for derivative pricing and back-testing trading strategies, and financial econometrics for volatility modeling and asset price prediction.
For admission and graduation requirements see the School of Graduate Studies page.
For more information on this program and the three specializations see the program webpage at www.usu.edu/mdata.