Master of Science in Wealth & Asset Management

Advance your career and become a trusted wealth and asset manager with our Master of Science in Wealth & Asset Management degree.

This program is designed to prepare you for the wealth management industry—advising individuals, institutions and firms. Your learning focuses on financial markets and portfolio construction, financial scenarios modeling and mastery of financial plans, market ratios and investment ratings. You can enhance your academic experience by engaging with the Wells Fargo Advisors Center for Finance and Accounting Research. The coursework also prepares you for the  Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1, Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam, Series 7 for a General Securities Representative or the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) exam. 

  • Location
    St. Louis
  • Duration
    18 months
  • Format
    On Campus
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  • Cost

Wealth & Asset Management by the Numbers

Develop financial and consulting skills tailored to a rapidly growing industry.


1:1 career support

with your career coach


Bloomberg Labs

available to students


STEM designated

master high-demand skills


hands-on learning

real-world projects & experiences


ranked #2

global Master of Finance program

TFE Times 2023

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Career Services

At WashU Olin, you receive personalized support from our team of certified career coaches in our Center for Career Engagement. Through 1:1 and group coaching sessions, career fairs, workshops, alumni networking events and much more, you are well-prepared to succeed in your chosen field. And as a WashU alum, you’ll be joining a network of supportive and engaged alumni making an impact around the world.

Some career paths for this program include: 

  • Account Manager
  • Equity Trader
  • Derivative Intern Trader
  • Private Equity Analyst Intern
  • Junior Consultant
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Real-World Experience

Gaining real-world experience in your graduate program is essential. That’s why all specialized master’s students are required to take an experiential learning course during their program. Through our Center for Experiential Learning or the Wells Fargo Advisors Center for Finance and Accounting Research, you can gain valuable, hands-on experience and build meaningful relationships with decision-makers near and far. Whether you work with a Fortune 500 company, startup or nonprofit, you build your resume and enhance your leadership and problem-solving skills.

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Ask a Wealth & Asset Management Student

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Ziqi He

MS in Finance Wealth and Asset Management

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    Before committing to any major/concentration think about what aspect of finance interests you. If you love finance like me, then you'd definitely enjoy the atmosphere here.

    Expected Graduation





    BS in Business Administration, Northeastern University, Boston MA



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Yinuo Yang

MS in Wealth Asset Management

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    The well-crafted curriculum will provide students with a holistic understanding of finance industry.

    Expected Graduation



    Tai'an, Shandong Province, China


    Shandong Normal University


    Olin WAM Club, Olin Finance Club

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

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