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Joint MA and MBA Program

Joint MA/MBA Degree Requirements

The Kogod School of Business and the School of International Service (SIS) jointly offer dual graduate programs.

These programs offer students the opportunity to combine solid business skills with an expertise in international studies - a particularly valuable benefit as businesses adjust to the global market, and international organizations are asked to increase productivity through better business practices.

The joint MBA and MA degree program requires acceptance by both Kogod and SIS. The MA can be earned in one of the following areas of study:

  • International Affairs

  • International Communication

  • International Development

  • International Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Global Environmental Policy

  • and an MBA/MS in Development Management

Dual degree students within Kogod have full access to all resources available to MBA and MS degree students.

MBA Required Core Courses (36 credits)

  • KSB-601 Strategic Decision-Making in a Global Environ I

  • KSB-061 Workshop I

  • KSB-602 Strategic Decision-Making in a Global Environ II

  • KSB-062 Workshop II

  • KSB-655 Business Communications

  • ACCT-607 Accounting Concepts & Applications

  • FIN-614 Financial Management

  • FIN-605 Managerial Economics

  • MKTG-612 Marketing

  • ITEC-610 Applied Managerial Statistics

  • MGMT-613 Managing People in Organizations

  • IBUS-610 International Business Analysis

  • ITEC-617 Information & Technology

  • ITEC-618 Applied Prod. & Operations Management

School of International Service Coursework

In addition, students must complete a 12 credit business concentration and any requirements of the masters programs offered by SIS.