MBA/MS Degree (Specialty Master's)

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Application Process

Students interested in pursuing a dual MS/MBA degree can apply either through the initial MBA application process or during their first year in the MBA program.

If students apply for the MS program while in the MBA program, the application process occurs one time a year in early spring. Students must complete the following:

  • Good academic standing is required to apply (3.0 and above).
  • Prior to applying, students are required to meet the "Speciality Master's Advisor" for their program.
  • A current resume is required for the application

To graduate, students must complete the MBA core requirements and a minimum of 30 credits in the MS program.

Sample Schedule

Year Fall Spring

MBA Credit Requirement: 30
MS Credit Requirement: 30
Elective Credits from either program: 6
Total Credit: 66

MBA Admissions Requirements

MS Admissions Requirements


Applications completed by: Will receive decisions by:
October 1, 2019 December 23, 2019
November 1, 2019 January 15, 2020
December 15, 2019 March 15, 2020
January 15, 2020 April 15, 2020
March 1, 2020 May 1, 2020


While in the MBA program all classes will be charged by the Robert H. Smith School tuition rates per credit hour. Learn more about MBA tuition and fees.

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