Joint and Dual Degree MBA Programs

The School of Business offers many joint degree programs. Joint degree programs require students to complete the requirements of both degrees before receiving either degree. In addition to pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB), students may pursue an additional degree at the same time from either the School of Business, the Elliott School of International Affairs, or the Law School.

Joint Degrees Offered by the GW School of Business

MBA/MS in Finance

The Master of Business Administration (MBA)/Master of Science in Finance (MSF) joint degree program at the GW School of Business (GWSB) is a unique opportunity to deepen your education in the fields of finance and business by combining the finest of both programs. With today’s job market, the demand is shifting towards having a quantitative background with anc ability to understand markets, policies and strategies.

The MBA/MSF program attracts both U.S. and international individuals from diverse professional backgrounds promoting endless global networking possibilities. The unique structure of the program promotes employment in a variety of prestigious financial institutions in the United States and abroad.

MBA/MS in Information Systems Technology

The Master of Business Administration (MBA)/Master of Science in Information Systems Technology (MSIST) dual degree program at the GW School of Business (GWSB) is one of the longest running programs teaching technology for today and management skills for tomorrow.

The MSIST Program has a reputation of producing graduates who have a thorough understanding of information systems and technologies along with relevant management, communication, and decision-making skills. Through dynamic, hands-on, laboratory and classroom-based courses and online classes, students learn how to integrate information systems technology expertise and management skills to effectively implement business solutions. This combination of advanced technical knowledge and management skills with proven business strategy put the MSIST graduates in a position to succeed.

Because courses can be taken and counted toward both degrees, students complete 24 fewer credit hours in the dual degree program than if they were completing each degree independently.

MBA/MS in Project Management

The Master of Business Administration (MBA)/Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) dual degree program at the GW School of Business (GWSB) is the first of its kind! By embarking on this dual degree program, students will graduate with two degrees: a MSPM and a MBA. The program has a unique blend of modular and traditional courses, experiential learning through capstone courses and residencies, and a discipline-independent approach to business and project management with broad applications.

Students earning a MSPM and a MBA at GWSB will be able to take advantage of GW’s position as a leader at the intersection of business and politics. The GWSB programs integrate values of ethics, sustainability, and corporate citizenship in addition to providing strong theoretical and applied knowledge. By earning a MSPM and a MBA from GW, students position themselves to shape the future of project-based business.

Because courses can be taken and counted toward both degrees, students complete 24 fewer credit hours in the dual degree program than if they were completing each degree independently.

The dual degree program offers an innovative curriculum that combines core principles of project management with general management and business training.

MBA/Master of Science in Sport Management

In the Master of Business Administration (MBA)/Master of Science in Sport Management (MSSM) dual degree program, up to 24 credits may be double-counted toward degree requirements for the MBA/MSSM as follows:

  • 3 credits of required courses may be double-counted, as the courses are equivalents (for example, TSTD 6251 will be replaced by the equivalent MBAD coursework, MBAD 6224)
  • 12 credits of required MSSM core courses may be counted as electives toward the MBA
  • 9 credits of other GWSB courses completed as electives for the MBA may count toward MSSM electives

Other Joint Degrees Offered by GW University

MBA/Juris Doctor

The GW Law School and The George Washington School of Business offer a joint degree program leading to a Master of Business Administration in combination with the GW Law School Juris Doctor degree (MBA/JD).

Degree Requirements

  • Students must complete all the requirements for each degree. The Law School counts 12 credits of business courses taken as part of the MBA toward the completion of the J.D. degree.
  • The School of Business counts up to 14 credits of course work completed in the J.D. program to count towards completion of the MBA.
  • All requirements for both degrees must be completed before either degree can be conferred.Students can normally complete the two degrees in four years of full-time study.

MBA/Master of Arts

The Elliott School of International Affairs and the George Washington School of Business offer a joint degree program leading to a Master of Business Administration in combination with any of the Elliott School Master of Arts degrees (MBA/MA).

Degree Requirements

  • Students must complete all the requirements for each degree. The Elliott School counts 12 credits of International Business courses taken as part of the MBA toward the completion of the M.A. degree.
  • The School of Business counts up to 12 credits of course work completed in the M.A. program to count toward completion of the MBA.
  • All requirements for both degrees must be completed before either degree can be conferred.Students can normally complete the two degrees in four years of full-time study.

     

An MBA may be combined with any of the following MA degree options:

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