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 addition to university wide requirements for graduate admission and School of Business requirements, students applying to the Business Administration/Leadership and Management dual-degree program must also meet the admission requirements of each of the two programs.
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
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