Accounting and Finance ​Curricula

​​WFA-CFAR infuses undergraduate, MBA, specialized master’s, doctoral and executive education curricula with a deep understanding of finance and accounting research through challenging coursework, programs and experiential learning opportunities.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Pursuing a career in business today means preparing students for an ever-changing world, reaching into new markets, adopting new technologies and crossing the boundaries of traditional disciplines. Through applied-learning opportunities and senior finance and accounting faculty interactions from year one, Olin's undergraduate program lays the foundation for students to build successful academic and professional careers. Read about our BSBA program.

MBA Corporate Finance and Investments Platform

There are many paths through which an MBA student can pursue a career in finance. Olin’s Corporate Finance and Investments Platform has been designed to effectively steer an MBA student toward any one of the following careers: financial manager in a nonfinancial firm, investment banker in corporate finance, private equity or venture capital positions, investment banker in capital markets and trading, and asset or portfolio manager. Read about our MBA Finance and Investments platform.

Master of Science in Finance

The Master of Science in Finance program is a rigorous graduate program with a comprehensive finance curriculum that includes a number of specifically designed courses: Stochastic Foundations, Mathematical Finance, and Numerical Methods and Optimization. Students gain quantitative finance expertise through a breadth of courses unheard of in financial engineering programs—providing targeted skills and strategic perspectives that give students an edge in finance careers.

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Global Master of Finance

Olin has partnered with Singapore Management University, Yonsei University in South Korea, Reichman University in Israel and WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany to offer the Global Master of Finance program. The collaboration creates a singular educational paradigm that exposes students to cultures, financial markets and business practices from different countries and boosts their competitive advantage. Read about our Global Master of Finance program.

Master of Accounting

The Master of Accounting program gives students a foundation in quantitative excellence, strategic understanding of accounting trends and regulatory issues, and the critical-thinking skills to evaluate and derive insight from diverse, complex information. Graduates possess a wide-reaching appeal to employers across all areas of accounting, including public accounting, corporate accounting, consulting, financial services and any other position that requires a deep accounting knowledge. Read about our Master of Accounting program.

Doctoral Programs

Olin currently offers Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in three discipines and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in several disciplines. The DBA is a 72-credit-hour doctoral degree designed for industry practitioners with a serious interest in research. Read about our DBA and PhD programs.