California Graduate Finance Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

California Graduate Finance Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Founded in 1891, Stanford is ranked second in the world among universities by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Although it is located in Stanford, California, the school is named not for the town, but for Leland Stanford, Jr., the deceased son of a railroad tycoon.

PhD in Finance

Doctoral students at Stanford study pure and applied research in the field of finance. The program is designed to produce the leading researchers and educators in the future of finance. In addition to economics, statistics, and mathematics courses, students take psychology and behavioral decision making courses. The program culminates in a doctoral dissertation and its defense.

Contact Information

* Address: 518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305-5015 * Phone Number: (650) 723-2146

University of California - Berkeley Haas School of Business UC Berkeley was founded in 1868 as a public university. The Haas School of Business has relationships with businesses around the globe to provide valuable internships and placements for its students.

PhD in Finance

The Finance doctoral program includes four semesters of coursework, two examinations, research papers starting early in the program and a dissertation. Hass School of Business has an impressive placement record. The faculty is also renowned and work together across disciplines to better address the changes in a global financial climate.

Master of Financial Engineering

Courses and concepts in this one-year program are taught relative to one another and to application in the career of a financial engineer. The program of study consists of 28 units and a 10-week internship.

Contact Information

* Address: 2001 Addison Street, 1st Floor, Berkeley CA 94720-1990

* Phone Number: (510) 643-2027

University of California - Los Angeles Anderson School of Management

Founded in 1919, UCLA is a public university located in Los Angeles' Westwood neighborhood. Leading publications rank UCLA one of the well-known universities in the nation, and even the world.

PhD in Finance

Students pursuing a Ph.D. in Finance will conduct research and investigate theories in the field of finance, specifically investments, corporate finance, and behavioral finance. There is heavy emphasis on research in the coursework, leading to many students achieving publication before graduation.

Master of Financial Engineering

MFE students are experts in quantitative finance, learning the skills to apply their knowledge of finance and its theory to the complex problems in the modern world of business and economics. Careers include investment banking, risk management, money management, hedge funds, private equity, derivative pricing, and operational areas of corporate finance.

Contact Information

* Address: 110 Westwood Pl, Entrepreneurs Hall, Ste C310, Los Angeles, CA 90095

* Phone Number: (310) 825-7182

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