Global Master of Finance


Gain a powerful advantage by developing the knowledge and skills that make you an expert on global financial markets and institutions.

The Global Master of Finance is a unique program that provides hands-on learning at WashU Olin Business School and a leading partner university. This combined course of study means you earn two impressive credentials.

  • A world-class curriculum and top-tier teaching from Olin faculty and the partner-institution faculty
  • Training targeted to the global marketplace and to your specific marketplace
  • Access to both domestic and international professional networks

This innovative program was created with a partnership of four top universities.

  • Location
    Various
  • Duration
    11 to 20 months
  • Format
    In Person
  • Start
    Summer
  • Cost
    Varies

GMF by the Numbers


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global partners

around the world

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1:1 career support

international and domestic

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2 degrees

upon graduation

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Bloomberg Labs

available to students

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ranked #2

global master of finance program

TFE Times 2023

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hands-on learning

immersions in NYC and Washington, DC

Global Partners


Singapore Management University (SMU) Lee Kong Chian School of Business

  • Master of Science in Applied Finance (SMU) and Master of Science in Finance (WashU)
  • 14-month program (Summer/Fall/Spring/Summer/Fall semesters) includes internship or capstone in Singapore
  • View SMU site

Yonsei School of Business (YSB) in South Korea

  • Global MBA (YSB) and Master of Science in Finance (WashU)
  • 14-month program (Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer semesters)
  • View YSB site

Reichman University-Arison School of Business and Adelson School of Entrepreneurship in Israel

  • Certificate in innovation and entrepreneurship (ReichmanU) and Master of Science in Finance (WashU)
  • 11-month program (Summer/Fall/Extended Spring semesters) includes embedded internship in Israel
  • View Reichman University site

WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany

  • Master in Finance (WHU) and Master of Science in Finance (WashU)
  • 20-month program (Summer/Fall/Spring/Summer/Fall semesters) includes embedded internship in Germany
  • View WHU site

 

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Sequence of On-Campus Locations


All GMF students begin the program as a cohort during the summer semester, living on WashU’s campus. You start with a four-course/six-credit summer semester.

In August, you travel to a partner university to pursue the second program of study, and then return to WashU for a second summer semester.

WashU's second semester curriculum includes immersion courses in New York and Washington, DC, that explore US financial markets, policymaking, legislative processes, enforcement agencies and the Federal Reserve. Courses in Washington, DC, are offered in collaboration with WashU at Brookings, part of the Brookings Institution, an internationally acclaimed nonprofit public policy research organization.

Most programs conclude after the second WashU semester, but some partners require a final semester, either on campus with the partner university, or via classes taken remotely.

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Olin Business School - Knight Hall
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Office Hours:
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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