Jun 16, 2024  
2009-2011 Graduate Catalog 

Business Administration & Management Information Systems Dual M.B.A./M.S.

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The dual MBA and MS MIS program of study is designed for those who seek career and business leadership opportunities in management information systems. The program will provide students with the needed skills, knowledge, and tools to become visionary and creative business leaders with strong competency in management information systems. The core MBA program is designed to advance the knowledge and practice of business and administration. The MS MIS portion of the dual degree is designed to prepare graduates with a broad-based knowledge of information system design, development, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance.

Program Overview

The program includes 57-credits and the student will receive both, an MBA and an MS MIS degree. Each student completes a total of 24 credit hours in MIS courses and a total of 33 credit hours in MBA core courses with a minimum GPA of 3.0. MBA courses are accepted as hours of elective towards the MS MIS degree. The program does not require a thesis.

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements for the dual degree program are the same as those stated under the regular MBA and M.S. in Management Information Systems programs. Applicants must be admitted to both the MBA and Master of Science in Management Information Systems programs. Candidates have to apply to both, the MBA program and the MS MIS program and meet the respective application requirements.

Degree Requirements

Completion of the dual MBA and MS MIS degree includes:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 33 credit hours of MBA core courses and a minimum of 24 credits of MS in MIS courses.
  2. A grade point average of at least 3.00 for course work required for the degree.
  3. No grade lower than C is acceptable.

Students with unsatisfactory progress toward the degree requirements are subject to dismissal. A student with a grade of C or lower in any of the required courses for the degree will be put on probation for one semester. Conditions and deadlines for the removal of probation will be specified. Failure to meet the condition will result in departure from the program. A student with two grades of C or lower will be dropped from the program.

The following courses are required for the dual degree:

MBA Core Courses - Total Credits: 33
M.S. in Management Information Systems Courses - Total Credits: 24


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