The dual degree allows students to obtain the generalist MBA degree and the specialization of the MS with fewer courses than it would take to earn them separately. This is accomplished by recognizing required and elective courses common to both programs.
To earn a dual MBA/MS in Information Systems degree, you will complete the required courses for the MS in Information Systems program as well as the following MBA core. Contact your graduate advisor for details. Additional elective coursework may be required to meet minimum dual semester hour requirements.
- Managing Individuals and Teams BUSN6520
- Data Analysis for Managers BUSN 6530
- Legal and Ethical Environment of Business BUSN6540
- Analyzing and Interpreting Accounting Information BUSN6550
- Marketing Management BUSN6560
- Information Systems Management and Strategy BUSN6610
- Applied Economics for Managers BUSN6620
- Management of Operations BUSN 6630
- Financial Management BUSN6640
- Strategic Management BUSN6710
- International Business Elective (3 semester hours)
When pursuing a dual degree, you are not permitted to waive any of the MBA core classes.
If you want both your MS in Information Systems and the career advantages of an MBA's broad knowledge base consider doing both. You may also complete a dual MS/MS degree. Contact your graduate advisor for details.
Note: Each course is typically three semester hours.
Admission standards are specific and varied for each degree. Therefore, applicants must meet specific admission standards for the degree for which they apply.
If students choose to pursue a dual degree after they have joined a graduate program, they must meet the admissions requirements of the degree they intend to add, irrespective of their performance in their current program.