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Washington University in St Louis Olin Business School

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Program Description:

The MBA/MSW program was developed for social work students who want to draw upon the teachings of the Business School for the technical aspects of business administration and its functional areas to complement advanced training in social work.

Business students typically seek to emphasize social and interpersonal aspects of business administration, such as employee relations and community resources. The degrees are obtained from both Olin Business School and the George Warren Brown School of Social Work. It takes approximately three years (99 credit hours) to complete the program. MBA/MSW students often pursue careers in:

  • Administration and planning in social welfare agencies
  • Public-sector consulting agencies
  • Administrative work for social organizations
  • Human resource management for nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies


  • Take the GMAT or GRE
  • Complete 51 credit hours (three semesters) in the business program
  • Complete 48 credit hours (three semesters) in the George Warren Brown School of Social Work program

School of Social Work

website: George Warren Brown School of Social Work