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MACS/MBA Dual Degree

MACS/MBA Dual Degree

The MBA/MACS is designed to meet the needs of those individuals aspiring to move into a management level position in Internet information systems. Students should first apply for the MACS program. One year into the MACS coursework, students should then apply to the MBA program. To apply for the Dual Master's Degree Program, students must complete the Dual Degree Checklist and receive written approval from an academic advisor.

MACS Core (36 Credit Hours)

The MACS program provides students with a theoretical and practical understanding of important areas in the computing field. According to the program requirements, students must complete 36 credit hours of graduate course work consisting of at least 15 credit hours at the 500-level.

MBA CORE (24 Credit Hours)

After completing the MACS program first, students are allowed to enroll in an accelerated MBA program eliminating an MBA concentration and eliminating one core course, MGMT 530: Operations and Technology. Students must complete the remaining 24 credit hours of common core graduate course work. The required MBA common core represents an integrated curriculum providing both practical applications and a strong foundation in management theory.

Note: Those students who do not have an undergraduate degree in business administration must complete six foundation modules each worth one credit hour. Foundation modules may be waived based on prior coursework.