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ME-MBA Dual Degree Option

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ME / MBA Dual Degree Option


Students have the opportunity to earn two master’s degrees in two years, developing both engineering and management skills in a stimulating, project-based environment.


Students first complete a program leading to a 30-credit hour, non-thesis Master of Engineering degree.  This program focuses on practical engineering applications in an environment that can span the boundaries between traditional disciplines. The Business Concepts Program is then offered to students during the summer between earning the Master of Engineering and beginning the nine month MBA program to cover pre-requisites for the MBA. Up to ten 1.5 credit “Business Concepts” courses can be completed at no tuition cost to participants in this dual degree program. MBA courses completed during the second year emphasize teamwork, leadership and managerial skills. In addition to the ME requirements and management concept courses, the MBA component of this option requires


  • 38 credit hours total
    • Ten modules (20 credits)
    • Five electives taken in the spring semester (15 credits)
    • Experiential learning or study abroad (3 credits)

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Application to the dual ME/MBA is initiated through the Coulter School of Engineering admission process.  The applicant will be reviewed by both schools.  The personal statement should include two parts, one related to desire ME program and the one related to the MBA program (more details).