Focus Your MBA in Entrepreneurship​

Entrepreneurship is about vision, risk, and passion. It’s the spirit that permeates the entire school. The entire WashU campus. Which makes it the ideal place to launch an entrepreneurial career. The ideal place to get the confidence, contacts, and know-how to start your own venture or take on a leadership role in a startup.

You’ll be prepared to work in both commercial and social ventures. In small businesses, family businesses, nonprofit management, or consulting. Your skills even scale to corporations, as well as venture capital or private equity firms.

Concentrations within the MBA entrepreneurship platform include:

  • Commercial Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
Platform Director: Doug Villhard, Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship
Club/Organization: Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Association (EVCA)
Credit Requirements: 15.5 credits (9.5 foundation credits, 3 experiential learning credits, and 3 concentration credits). Read more about the entrepreneurship concentration (PDF).

Lori Witherspoon

Lori Witherspoon | MBA 2020

“I can confidently say that my time at Olin is going to propel me to entrepreneurial success.”