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​PMBA FAQs

ADMISSIONS

Q. What is Olin's accreditation?
A. We’re accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Q. Is it possible to start the PMBA program in the summer semester (May) or only in the fall / spring?
A. PMBA students start their program in the fall semester (late August/early September) or the spring semester (mid-January). We do not have a summer entry.

Q. Do you require specific undergraduate classes?
A. No specific undergraduate courses are required for PMBA; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds with the equivalent of a four-year undergraduate degree.

Q. I am currently a master's student at another university. I would like to take some MBA classes at Washington University.
A. Classes can be taken on a space-available basis as long as you meet all of the prerequisites and are currently enrolled in another AACSB-accredited MBA program.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE / RESOURCES

Q. Do you offer classes via the Internet?
A. No.

Q. What times are classes held?
A. Evening classes are held Monday through Thursday in the evenings, from 6:15 to 9:15. Most students are in class two evenings per week. Saturday classes are held from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. We also offer additional elective weekend classes and mini terms after your first year on an elective basis.

Q. I am very interested in Washington University's entrepreneurship programs and was wondering if it's possible to participate in the SEP and Olin Cup competition?
A. PMBA students are allowed to participate in the Skandalaris Entrepreneurship Program and the Olin Cup competition.

Q. Do you offer joint degree programs with your other professional degrees (for example, MBA/MIM)?
A. If you are interested in a dual degree, please email OlinGradAdmissions@wustl.edu.