Corporate Finance and Investments Program

Earn a master’s degree in finance to fast-track your corporate finance career.

WashU Olin Corporate Finance and Investments program (MSFC) is rigorous and comprehensive, offering in-depth training in securities research, capital raising, derivative pricing, and fixed income. And at WashU Olin Business School, you’ll thrive in a community that fosters teamwork and personal achievement.

Consulting on real-world projects • Practicum projects in partnership with financial and nonfinancial firms are built into the curriculum, so all MSFC students gain hands-on experience with real-world clients.

Career exploration and connections • Join advisors from the Weston Career Center on a career trek to Chicago to meet executives in the finance world and explore the career options and company cultures firsthand.

WFA-CFAR’s annual Corporate Finance Conference • Students have access to notable speakers, Olin alumni, and industry professionals at the annual conference held on WashU’s campus.

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Corporate Finance at a Glance:

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What You’ll Study

The MSFC will give you a deeper dive into financial markets, financial scenarios modeling and raising capital. Some courses specific to this program include Investment Theory, Financial Markets, Economics of the Organization, Financial Statement Analysis, and Mergers & Acquisitions. The coursework also prepares you for the CFA Level 1. For a detailed look at the curriculum, download the MSFC Curriculum and Course Descriptions (PDF).

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Potential Career Paths

Graduates from the MSFC program are well-prepared for roles in:

  • Capital markets and research
  • Financial analysis
  • Private equity
  • Commercial banking
  • Consulting
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