I got my BA 2 years ago, and i have been prop trading ever since. Now i want to invest it back on education. ( will go to school after mkt close west coast time ) MBA from top 20 are virtually out of question because the high standard and high tuition they require . How about Master of Mathmatic Finance or Master of Statistic from USC or UCLA ? They are much more affordable and i think i will benefit more from MS' financial and mathmatical focus classes than MBA's management courses. Of course MS dont carry the same weight of MBA from the above schools and there arent as many elites sitting with you in the class. As i stated in the headline i am seeking for more education because i understand the speed market is changing not because i am not cutting an income from trading. I just feel inadaquate making a living with tools like ESignal and couple Excel speadsheet, especially i want a career in trading for 3 more decades. The extra knowledge from school may not help much if i never move out day trading into a fund of some sort. so , What is MS worth much in today's business environment?