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Dual Bachelor and MBA

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate

Variable credits

required for program

Variable credits

Variable credits

required for program

Undergraduate students in the School of Business may apply to take courses at a graduate level which fulfill requirements of the Master of Business Administration (MBA). There are currently three courses (8 credits) designated as Dual Degree courses. Students taking these courses will register for the 5000-level version of the courses, ensuring they are credited toward both undergraduate and graduate degrees. The three courses are Finance II, Human Resource Management, and Business Ethics.


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Why do a dual degree at Northwestern?

We understand that working toward a masters degree while working in the marketplace can be a challenge. In the dual degree program, you can maximize the value of the required seat time in your traditional undergraduate classes by electing to take those classes at the MBA level. This potentially reduces the amount of credits needed to earn your MBA by up to 8 credits, saving you time and money.

Dual degree students usually are highly motivated, enjoy managing teams, demonstrate leadership and a mentorship skills, and value a graduate degree. See your admissions counselor for admissions and curriculum details.

What will you learn?

You will develop leadership, critical thinking skills, and learn to work with a team.

Some classes include:

  • Managerial Leadership
  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Human Resource and Organizational Development
  • Strategic Management
  • Microeconomics and the Firm
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My MBA helped me better understand organization infrastructure and how to strategically address gaps in operational processes. Additionally, a significant amount of Oracle employees have, or are working on, their MBA; so they definitely find value in this level of education. Overall, my MBA provided me the confidence to take on new challenges in the business world and my career development.
Micah Johnson
College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning, 2016

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