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Business Administration/Leadership and Management Dual Degree (M.B.A./M.S)

The M.B.A. and M.S. in leadership and management dual-degree program is designed to meet the needs of those students desiring a strong business background in identifying emerging business problems and their principled, successful solutions with an emphasis on leadership and effective management of organizations.
Upon successful completion of all dual-degree requirements, students will receive both an M.B.A. and a M.S. in leadership and management. Students successfully completing both degrees will achieve the learning outcomes of each of the two programs. See the M.B.A. program for student outcomes. See the M.S. in leadership and management program for student outcomes.

Admission Requirements

In making decisions for admission, Marymount University takes a holistic approach to application review.

Application Deadlines:
Fall Enrollment: July 16th
Spring Enrollment: November 16th
Summer Enrollment: April 16th

Application Requirements:
Individuals interested in this dual degree program are encouraged to enroll in it when first applying to the University. The requirements for both programs must be met in order to be admitted into the dual degree program. However, students can apply to enroll in the dual program after they have already begun their studies in either the Business Administration/Leadership and Management. The Office of Graduate Enrollment Services will assist students with application procedures.

Additional Requirements for International Students:
For university coursework completed outside the U.S., an official course-by-course evaluation of your transcript is required from an evaluation agency with NACES membership such as World Education Services, Inc. or Educational Credentials Evaluators.

Students for whom English is a second language must submit a recent official score from the TOEFL of 96, IELTS of 6.5, or PTE Academic exam of 58, or documentation of program completion at one of Marymount University’s language partners (ESL, IELTS, LADO, or Mentora College).

For more information about International Admissions Guidelines, please click here.

For additional information about the application process, please visit Graduate Enrollment Services.

Enrollment Coordinator Contact Information:
Rebecca Esposito
Graduate Enrollment Coordinator
(703) 284-5956
Schedule an appointment with Rebecca

Minimum Grade Requirements

For students in the dual-degree programs, the minimum grade requirement for each degree remains in effect. For students in the M.B.A./M.S. in leadership and management dual-degree program, all course requirements drawn from the M.S. in leadership and management must be completed with a minimum grade of B, and all course requirements drawn from the M.B.A. must be completed with a minimum grade of C. All graduate students in the School of Business Administration must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

A student whose cumulative GPA falls below 3.0 during enrollment in this dual-degree program will be placed on academic probation. The student must bring his or her cumulative GPA to 3.0 or higher within nine graduate credits or be dismissed. A student whose cumulative GPA falls below 3.0 a second time will be dismissed.

Dual-Degree Requirements — Business Administration/Leadership and Management

57 credits

Courses are listed in recommended sequence of enrollment.
  • MBA 511 Management Foundations
  • MBA 514 Business Analytics
  • MBA 512 Accounting for Managers
  • MBA 515 Management in Organizations
  • MBA 520 Economics for Managers
  • MBA 522 Corporate Finance
  • MBA 521 Marketing Concepts and Practice
  • MBA 519 Operations Management
  • MBA 523 Business Problem Solving
  • MBA 517 Leading in Business or MGT 507 Leadership
  • MBA 585 Global Business Experience or MGT 585 Global Business Management
  • MBA 626 Strategic Management Seminar
  • MGT 565 Business Communication
  • MGT 590 Organization Policy and Strategy
  • MSC 545 Project Management
  • OD 523 Executive Coaching
  • MGT 502 Leading Collaboration and Innovation
  • One (1) 500/600-level School of Business Administration course elective

School of Business and Technology

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1000 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22201

Phone: (703) 284-5910

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Business Administration/Leadership and Management (M.B.A./M.S.)

Business Administration/Leadership and Management (M.B.A./M.S.)