MBA/MSBA Dual Degree

 

Admissions

Dual degree students must apply and be admitted to both the full-time MBA program and the MSBA program. This requires the completion of two different applications, including submission of supporting documents. Current MSBA students applying to the MBA program must apply in their first semester of studies.


Degree Requirements

To receive the Dual MBA/MSBA degree, 73 total units are required:

18 units of required MSBA coursework

  • Summer: Online bootcamp (1 unit), BNAD 555 (2 units)
  • Fall: MIS 561 (3 units), MIS 509 (3 units), MSBA elective* (3 units)
  • Spring – MIS 587 (3 units), MSBA elective (3 units)

40 units of required MBA coursework

  • Fall: ACCT 540 (2 units), BNAD 596C (2 units), ECON 550 (2 units), ECON 551 (2 units), FIN 510A (2 units), MGMT 556 (2 units), MKTG 510 (2 units)
  • Spring – ACCT 545 (2 units), FIN 510B (2 units), MIS 560 (2 units), MIS 585 (2 units)
  • 6 MBA electives course (3 units each) over Fall or Spring semesters.

15 units of dual degree overlap

  • Fall: MKTG 552** (2 units), MKTG 555A (2 units), BCOM 510A*** (3 units)
  • Spring: MIS 545 (3 units), BNAD 597A (3 units), MKTG 555B (2 units)

* Dual MBA/MSBA students will complete their last MSBA elective in their final semester. Any other electives will be considered MBA electives. MBA and MSBA concentrations can also be earned through this combination of courses.
** MKTG 552 and MGMT 562 are interchangeable, depending on which program a student enrolls in first. 
*** BCOM 510A is required for the MBA degree and students will be required to take it even if they take MIS 509 as part of the MSBA.


Sample Plan of Study

Summer  
Programming and SQL/RDB (1) BNAD 555 (2): Introduction to Business Analytics
Fall I Spring I
MKTG 552 (2): Introduction to Statistics 
MKTG 555A (2): Regression Model for Analytics 
MIS 561 (3): Data Visualization 
MIS 509 (3): Business Communications 
MIS 586 (3): Big Data Analytics 
MBA ELE (3): MBA Elective
MKTG 555B (2): Experimentation and Data Analysis 
MIS 545 (3): Datamining and Business Intelligence 
MIS 587 (3): Business Intelligence 
MBA ELE (3): MBA Elective

 

Pre-Fall    
MGMT 556 (2): Leaderships and Teams  
Fall 2 Spring 2
Part A 
ACCT 540 (2): Introduction to Financial Accounting 
ECON 550 (2): Economics for Managers
Part B 
FIN 510A (2): Financial Management 
ECON 551 (2): Business Strategy 
MKTG 510 (2): Market Based Management 
BNAD 596C (2): Global Business Experience
Part A 

FIN 510B (2): Financial Management 
MIS 585 (2): Strategic Management of Info. Systems

Part B

ACCT 545 (2): Introduction to Managerial Accounting 
MIS 560 (2): Operations Management

BCOM 510 A (3): Business Communications and Prof. Development BNAD 597A (3): Eller Business Consulting 
MBA ELE (3 units): MBA Elective 
MSBA ELE (3 units): MSBA Elective

 

Fall 3 (12 units MSF)
MBA ELE (3 units): MBA Elective 
MBA ELE (3 units): MBA Elective 
MBA ELE (3 units): MBA Elective 
MSBA ELE (3 units): MBA Elective