In order to help admitted students and prospective students review the concepts necessary to be successful in the MFE program, we offer pre-program courses specifically tailored to the program.

The courses are offered online. Participants may join the online session live or view the video lectures 1-2 days after the lectures take place.

Enrollment and Fees

Registration for the 2024 pre-program classes are closed, check back in October 2024 for the next enrollment period. 

Fees: $1,995 per course

Fees for MFE Admitted Students: $1,595 per course (Eligible participants will receive an email with details to receive the admit rate).

Please note: Enrollment in the pre-program courses is open to the public; we encourage individuals who are thinking of applying to the program, along with those who simply want to review or enhance skills that are covered in the courses, to enroll.

As a reference, please see the 2024 Pre-program schedule.

To learn more about each course, explore our drop-down menus below.

Course Details and Registration

Certification and Grading

The pre-program courses are graded on a pass/not pass basis. Students who complete the assignments satisfactorily and on time will receive certificates of completion.

Course Access

A few days prior to the first day of the course, we will send students who have registered and paid for the course the location of the class and access to the course site via email.

If you do not receive the notice, please contact the MFE Office at

Cancellation of Enrollment

If you need to cancel your enrollment in the pre-program courses, please contact the MFE office.

Cancellations must be requested before the first day of class. Unfortunately, if you request to cancel enrollment after the start of the course, we will not be able to refund your course fee. All refunds will be processed immediately upon confirmation of your cancellation.

Contact Us

If you have additional questions, contact the MFE Program at You are also welcome to ask your questions live during Admissions Office Hours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

For questions regarding registration or invoicing, call (510) 643-5246, or email

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