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Supply Chain Management Education at Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis

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Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL also known as WashU), a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University is counted among the world’s leaders in teaching and research, and draws students and faculty to St. Louis from all 50 states and more than 110 nations.

The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs.

Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis is an institution of leaders: distinguished research faculty, brilliant students\ and successful, energized alumni. Olin Business School's small size allows for a deeper level of interaction, participation and program customization, which, in turn, fosters key relationships that provide endless opportunities for continuous achievement. With alliances in England, China, Brazil, Spain and India, Washington University’s Olin Business School is advancing today's business world and tomorrow's global leaders.

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate Program

  • BS in Business Administration - Operations and Supply Chain Management Major: The Olin Business School offers a full-time Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program of instruction. As an undergraduate student at Olin, you may choose to major in one or two professional fields in business as part of your degree.

Graduate Programs

  • MBA in Operations & Supply Chain Management: The MBA supply chain management platform gives you the knowledge, understanding, and analytical skills required to address these modern challenges. And take advantage of opportunities. Your increased knowledge, in areas like information technology and risk management, puts you in a position to be a modern innovator. Concentrations within this platform include - Operations/Supply Chain Management, and Supply Chain Consulting.
  • MS in Supply Chain Management (MS/SCM): The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management degree at Washington University's Olin Business School equips graduates to stand out in this challenging and critically important career field. This intensive 12-month program brings together faculty renowned for their work in risk management and supply chain research, a cutting-edge curriculum and industry collaboration to create one of the most sought-after supply chain management degrees in the nation.

Olin Executive Education

  • Supply Chain Management Certificate (1 week): Improve operational effectiveness across the entire supply chain, from sourcing to point of sale. Learn how to manage and monitor raw materials, work-in-progress inventory, finished goods, and channel partners. The goal is to balance supply and demand, streamline logistics, and create net value.

WUSL Features

US News & World Report for 2010 places 20 Washington University graduate and professional programs in their top-10 rankings. The School of Medicine is number four in the nation, and 12 of the departments and programs in medicine are ranked in the top 10. The George Warren Brown School of Social Work is ranked number one in the nation, and three Arts & Sciences areas are ranked in the top 10. The School of Law was ranked 19th in the nation; the school's clinical training program ranked number five, and its trial advocacy program was number seven. The Department of Biomedical Engineering is ranked number 16. The Olin School's part-time MBA is 10. In US News & World undergraduate category for 2010, Washington U. is ranked 13th among national universities. The Olin Business School undergraduate program ranks 14th.

  • Campus: The main campus (Danforth) at a 169-acre site located west of Forest Park - the site of the 1904 World's Fair and one of the nation's largest urban parks. The Danforth Campus is located primarily in unincorporated St. Louis County, just beyond the western edge of the City of St. Louis.
  • Accreditation: Washington University is a member of the Association of American Universities, the American Council on Education, the College Board, and the Independent Colleges and Universities of Missouri. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Olin Business School is accredited by AACSB International.
  • Distinguished Faculty: Washington University’s faculty are distinguished both for their teaching and for their research and creative activities. Virtually all of the full-time teaching faculty hold the doctorate or final professional degree in their fields, and the same professors often teach both undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Student Achievement: Students have been recognized for achievements in areas as diverse as genetic engineering and fashion design, and have received such prestigious graduate study awards as one Rhodes Scholarship in 2010, as well as Fulbright, Marshall, Beinecke and Truman Scholarships, and Goldwater, Mellon, Putnam, National Science Foundation, National Graduate and Howard Hughes Fellowships for undergraduate research.
  • Research: Virtually all faculty members engage in important research activities, including scholarly and creative endeavors, that complement their strong commitment to teaching. These activities contribute to a mentoring environment in which undergraduates and graduate students may work alongside their professors on new discoveries and new understandings.
  • Executives in Residence: Olin’s Executives in Residence bring a wealth of insight and knowledge to the educational experience. From career advice for students to research project discussion to classroom lecturing, Olin’s Executives in Residence enrich the Olin community.
  • Olin Global Partners: With alliances in the U.S., Brazil, China, England, France, Germany, Spain, Australia and India, Olin is advancing today’s business world and tomorrow’s global leaders. As part of this bold, distinctive collaboration, Olin also leads the management of Brookings Center for Executive Education in D.C, which offers premier courses on critical global issues, U.S. policy-making, and leadership for government and corporate leaders.
  • Weston Career Center (WCC): The Weston Career Center connects you with Olin Business School alumni and top corporations from around the country. The goal is to guide you on a career path, equip you with the skills and knowledge demanded in a competitive job market, and connect you with outstanding employers and mentors.
  • Student Housing: Washington University’s 31 on-campus residential buildings offer single, double and triple rooms; suites; apartment-style units; and several computing facilities. Student rooms have in-room cable TV connections, as well as wired and wireless computer network access. The northwest area of campus is home to The Village, which includes suites, an eatery, classrooms and meeting spaces. Village East and Millbrook Apartments are also located on this part of campus. The Office of Residential Life also oversees a few off-campus apartment communities housing upper-class students.

Last updated Aug 11, 2018