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Washington University in St Louis Olin Business School

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Which Program Is Right for You?

Olin's degree and nondegree programs emphasize rigorously analytical, critical-thinking skills; applied learning; global competence; and communication and collaboration skills – advancing today's business world and tomorrow's global leaders. Compare the options that fit your needs.

I'm Seeking Finance Programs

 DescriptionDuration/FormatDemographicsAdmission RequirementsStart DateContact
Master of Science in Finance
Gain in-depth training in securities research, asset management, derivative pricing, and fixed income. Two curricular tracks:
  • Corporate Finance & Investments (MSFC) includes an embedded practicum. Students take a significant amount of course work alongside finance-oriented MBA students
  • Quantitative (MSFQ) holds a STEM designation. Blend mathematical tools with a strategic understanding of business decision-making for a skill set similar to a Financial Engineering program
11 months (3 semesters) Part-time format available.
Individuals with strong undergraduate performance (current student majors range from economics and engineering to philosophy and political science), communications skills, and leadership potential.
  • Academic transcripts - undergraduate degree from accredited university
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • TOEFL or IELTS (if not waived)
314-935-7301 or
888-622-5115 (toll-free)
Doctor of Business Administration in FinanceThe Olin DBA is a practitioner’s doctoral degree designed to meet the needs of research professionals who wish to pursue careers in corporations, consulting firms, or government agencies that can benefit from advanced research skills in analyzing business problems.Varies
Individuals with a serious interest in research who wish to pursue an advanced career in corporations, banks, government agencies, and research-oriented consulting positions.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts of prior undergraduate and graduate work
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • TOEFL score (if English is not your primary language)


Fall semester onlyDoctoral Programs Office 314-935-6340
Global Master of FinanceGlobal Master of Finance programs are offered with the following partner institutions: Singapore Management University, Yonsei Graduate School of Business, and IDC. All three programs include immersion courses, which take place in New York City and Washington, DC.Varies based on partner curriculaGraduate-level individuals who are interested in advanced exposure to cultures, financial markets, and business practices.
  • Academic transcripts - undergraduate degree from accredited university
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • TOEFL or IELTS (if not waived)
888-622-5115 (toll-free)