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WashU Specialized Masters

Learn more Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School Campus Box 1156 1 Brookings Drive St. Louis, MO 63130-4899 US toll-free: (888) 622-5115 Phone: (314) 935-7301 Fax: (314) 935-4464 To request an informational packet or apply to an Olin Specialized Masters program, visit olin.wustl.edu/smp.

WashU Specialized Masters


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A Specialized Masters degree from Olin Business School maximizes your opportunities for success. Sharpen your skills with in-depth, focused learning plans that live in the real world. Build on what you’ve started in an environment that will push you beyond an exceptional education and into a rewarding career.

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A robust and specialized curriculum puts you in the driver’s seat. Our Specialized Masters degrees will arm you with the comprehensive knowledge employers want and the specialized skills the marketplace demands. Choose one of six options aimed at accelerating your career path and expanding your possibilities. WHICH PATH WILL YOU TAKE?

MACC

Master of Accounting

Olin faculty are highly regarded as innovative researchers and talented teachers around the world.

Master of Science MSSCM

MSCA

Supply Chain Management

Master of Science

Finance – Quantitative Finance

Master of Science MSFC

GMF

across six degree programs

Customer Analytics

Master of Science MSFQ

192 students

Finance – Corporate Finance & Investments Global

Master of Finance

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Real-world, résumébuilding experience A significant portion of your Olin education will take place outside of the classroom. You’ll have access to a range of valuable opportunities that include guest speakers, lectures, student clubs, organizations, practicums, extracurricular activities, and more. The Center for Experiential Learning will push you to excel by providing active learning aligned with your career goals.


Industry Speakers Business leaders bring real-world insights into the classroom. Companies represented include:

“Olin binds together many nationalities and cultures in a tight-knit group. I learned as much outside the classroom as I did inside it.� Priya Iyer, MSSCM 2014

Accenture The Boeing Company Deloitte EY Express Scripts ExxonMobil Goldman Sachs Kimberly-Clark Mercer Stern Brothers & Co. SunEdison

collaborative environment

The Olin community of faculty, staff, and fellow students are invested in your success. We get to know you to help you achieve your goals.

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Olin’s specialized degrees challenge you academically and provide a comprehensive view that prepares you to confidently enter the field of your choice.

MACC

Master of

3 semesters (Fall, Spring, Fall)

Accounting

33 credit hours

Whether your career interests lie in public or corporate accounting, consulting, or financial services, Olin’s MACC program will prepare you for an exciting and challenging future. POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS Public Accounting Corporate Accounting Consulting Financial Services

SAMPLE COURSES • Business Analysis Using

Financial Statements • Accounting Policy and Research • Tax and Business Strategy • Fraud Prevention • Taylor Community Consulting Project

BETA ALPHA PSI This student-run club provides exposure to industry speakers and accounting-related events.

Innovative Industry Experience Our business research centers foster collaboration and advance the understanding of firms and markets the world over. You will work alongside peers and professionals in these three centers: Wells Fargo Advisors Center for Finance and Accounting Research (WFA-CFAR) Boeing Center for Technology, Information, and Manufacturing (BCTIM) Center for Customer Analytics and Big Data (CCABD)

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Master of Science

MSSCM

Supply Chain Management

3 semesters (Fall, Spring, Fall)

36 credit hours

Exceptional management of the production and delivery of a firm’s products and services—its supply chain—is critical in today’s challenging economic environment. The MSSCM degree strongly positions graduates to stand out in this exciting career field. POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS Supply Chain Management Consulting Operations

MSCA

SCOPA

SAMPLE COURSES • Strategic Quality

Management • Options and Futures • Contemporary Marketing Channels • Operations Planning and Control

Master of Science

Customer Analytics

Olin Supply Chain and Operations Association helps you build connections with alumni and industry professionals.

3 semesters (Fall, Spring, Fall)

39 credit hours

The digital information available to businesses today is vast and increasing rapidly. Our MSCA program prepares you to excel as big data moves to the forefront of the boardroom. POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS Marketing Strategy Customer Analytics Technology Consulting

SAMPLE COURSES • Marketing Research • Analytics-Driven Brand

Management

• Pricing Strategy • Predictive Analysis for Business

Decision-Making • Data Mining

STEM

The following degrees hold Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math designation:

OBDA Olin Big Data Association fosters connections and communications with alumni in this student club.

MSSCM

MSCA

MSFQ

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MSFQ

Master of Science

3 semesters (Fall, Spring, Fall)

Finance – Quantitative Finance

39 credit hours

Our Quantitative Finance curriculum fuses mathematical tools with a strategic understanding of business decision making. Students develop a skill set similar to a financial engineering program while still including coursework in corporate finance, investments, and financial markets. POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS Asset Management Risk Management Capital Markets/Research

MSFC

SAMPLE COURSES • Data Analysis for Investments • Fixed Income Securities • Quantitative Risk Management • Mathematical Finance

Master of Science

Finance – Corporate Finance & Investments

QFC Quantitative Finance Club expands upon classroom knowledge through competitions and training.

3 semesters (Summer, Fall, Spring)

30.5 credit hours

The Corporate Finance and Investments track is rigorous and comprehensive, offering in-depth training in securities research, asset management, derivative pricing, and fixed income. Students take a significant amount of coursework alongside finance-oriented MBA students. POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS Investment Banking Capital Markets/Research Asset Management Commercial Banking Private Wealth Management Consulting

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SAMPLE COURSES • Investment Theory • Financial Markets • Economics of the Organization • Money, Capital Markets,

and Economic Growth • Venture Capital and Private Equity

FALL

PRACTICUMS position you early on for employment opportunities.

Learn about the field of finance through workshops, speakers, and planned road shows.

MSFQ

MSFC


GMF

Global

Master of Finance

To meet the demand for next-generation financial expertise, Olin has partnered with leading universities around the world. All graduates receive a Master of Science in Finance (MSF) degree from WashU, as well as a second degree or certificate from one of five partner universities: Master of Science in Applied Finance, Singapore Management University, Singapore Global MBA, Yonsei School of Business, South Korea  ertificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, C IDC Herzliya, Israel Master in Finance, WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany  aster of Science in Finance and Banking, M UPF Barcelona School of Management, Spain

At Olin, you’ll work closely with classmates, faculty, staff, Olin/WashU alumni, and business leaders, building a

lifelong professional and personal network.

#3

The Financial Times ranks the MSF program at Olin No. 3 in the United States.

MSFQ

MSFC

“The highlight of my Olin experience has been exposure to a constant learning environment. I had the opportunity to learn not only from classes but also from my peers, professors, and staff members.” Kinni Shah, MSFC 2014

There are a multitude of diverse companies and organizations in St. Louis, whether you’re looking for a large corporate environment, an up-and-coming startup, or something in between. You’ll become part of a community that inspires collaboration and innovation.

STL

GMF

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WCC The Weston Career Center Career advising and support give you the tools to land a job in your field.

The WCC works with you from day one to develop a career action plan. Through the WCC, you will have opportunities to connect with the business world and build an impressive resume.

95%

Job placement rate 3 months postgraduation

Management Communication Center The MCC offers lab-based coaching to help you hone your ability to craft succinct, effective communications.

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Military Pride Washington University is proud to be a full partner in the Post9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon program. If the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) determines you to be eligible for the Yellow Ribbon benefit, Washington University and the VA will cover 100% of your tuition for the duration of your VA entitlements.

100% COVERED TUITION

Olin Business School is recognized as a military-friendly school by the Graduate Management Admission Council.

Scholarships All full-time Specialized Masters candidates admitted to Olin are automatically considered for our merit-based Dean’s Scholarships­—there is no separate scholarship application. These awards cover partial tuition. Our Admissions Committee will review your application to determine eligibility and notify you of any scholarship award at the time of admission.

Make your goals a reality. To apply, visit olin.wustl.edu/smp and start the simple, straightforward application process.


Specialized Masters Brochure - 2016  

Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

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