Combined Degrees

Experience Overview

The Full-Time MBA Program offers two dual degree programs to help students earn an additional Master of Science (MS) degree in either Finance or Management Information Systems.

MBA/Master of Science in Finance

The MBA/MS-Finance program provides students with knowledge about cutting-edge finance, leadership and management. Graduates of this program often work in corporate consulting, project management, investment banking, commercial banking, corporate finance and real estate.

Experience Highlights

Following is a summary of key program details.

Degree Requirements: This dual degree program requires 36 credit hours of additional coursework beyond what is required for the MBA degree. At least 18 hours must be finance-specific coursework while the remaining 18 hours are department-approved elective courses. A thesis is not required.

Coursework: Possible classes include Investment Management, Analysis of Money and Capital Markets, Funding New Ventures, International Finance, Financial Statement Analysis and Derivative Securities.

Application Process: Students who are interested in pursuing this dual degree program work with the MBA academic adviser to apply and meet all programmatic requirements.

MBA/Master of Science in Management Information Systems

The MBA/MS-Management Information Systems program produces graduates who are both business analysts and information system specialists. Students learn the needed skills to meet both the challenges and opportunities created by rapidly evolving information technology. Graduates of the program often work in corporate consulting, project management, IT consulting, financial systems administration and supply chain management.

Experience Highlights

Following is a summary of key program details:

Degree Requirements: This dual degree program requires 36 credit hours beyond MBA requirements. In addition, students who have no previous programming coursework must complete SCMT 601 (Fundamentals of Business Programming) as a prerequisite.

Coursework: Required courses include Information System Project Management and Implementation, Business Database Systems, Systems Analysis and Design, Business Data Communications and Corporate Information Planning. Elective courses offered by the department complete the remaining 21 credit hours for this degree. Students also may take a maximum of six credit hours outside of the department.

Application Process: Students who are interested in pursuing these dual degrees work with the MBA academic adviser to apply for this program and to meet all requirements.