Dual Degrees

JD/MBA

The JD/MBA dual degree is a program permitting the concurrent study of graduate law and graduate business course work, leading to both the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) degrees.

This program is designed for individuals who want to practice law involving business clients, work in a corporate law department or work in a government agency regulating business, among other law/business interrelated opportunities.

The curriculum consists of a mixture of required and elective courses which provides the JD/MBA student with core knowledge of the two programs. The JD/MBA student must meet the graduation requirements of each school individually, including minimum grade point average and time-limit policies.

Students spend the first year in law school and then take business and law courses concurrently for the remainder of the program. All MBA core classes must be taken as intact modules.

Requirements include 39 credit hours of MBA courses and 80 credit hours of law courses.

To qualify for admission, a candidate must:

  1. Meet prerequisite requirements for application to the McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis and the Kelley School of Business Indianapolis individually.
  2. Complete an application and required documentation for each school, including the LSAT and GMAT examinations.
  3. Be admitted to each school individually.

Visit the McKinney School of Law for more information about admission to the JD/MBA program.

MD/MBA

The MD/MBA dual degree permits the concurrent study of medicine and graduate business course work, leading to both the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees.

This program is designed for students who want to combine medical training with in-depth business knowledge to better manage healthcare systems.

The dual degree requires five years of full-time study instead of the minimum of six years that would be required if the two degrees were earned separately. Students must meet the graduation requirements of each school individually, including minimum grade-point average and time-limit policies.

Students spend the three years of full-time study in the School of Medicine and then begin integrating business course work in the fourth year. All MBA core classes must be taken as intact modules.

Requirements include 40.5 credit hours of MBA courses and four years at the School of Medicine.

To qualify for admission, a candidate must:

  1. Meet prerequisite requirements for application to the School of Medicine in Indianapolis and the Kelley School of Business Indianapolis individually.
  2. Complete an application and required documentation for each school, including the MCAT and GMAT examinations.
  3. Be admitted to each school individually.

Visit the IU School of Medicine for more information about admission to the MD/MBA program.

MHA/MBA

This dual degree permits students to concurrently pursue the Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees.

Students in the MHA/MBA degree program are typically interested in health administration careers and want to supplement their MHA courses with an overall foundation in business and training in management/operations, which they can apply within a healthcare organization.

Individuals must independently apply and be accepted into both the School of Public Health MHA program and the Kelley School of Business MBA program. Students must meet the graduation requirements of each school individually, including minimum grade point average and time-limit policies. All MBA core classes must be taken as intact modules.

Full-time students typically take two MHA and two MBA courses each semester. Part-time students take either two MHA or two MBA courses each semester. Since the MBA courses must be taken as a cohort, part-time students will need to sequence all MBA courses in a block.

Requirements include 39 hours of MBA courses and 39 hours of MHA courses.

To qualify for admission, candidates must complete an application and required documentation for each school and be admitted to each school individually.

Visit the School of Public Health for more information about admission to the MHA/MBA program.

MS/MBA

MS/MBA dual degrees permit the concurrent study of graduate science and graduate business course work, leading to both the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and the Master of Science (MS) degrees in one of the following areas: biology, chemistry, computer and information science, geology, mathematical sciences and physics. Please contact an individual School of Science Department for admission requirements for the specific MS program.

This program is designed for individuals who want to practice science involving business clients, work in a corporate science departments, or work in a government agency regulating business, among other science/business interrelated opportunities.

The MS/MBA student must meet the graduation requirements of each school individually including minimum grade point average and time-limit policies. All MBA core classes must be taken as intact modules.

The MS/MBA dual degree program is designed so that students take courses in both programs simultaneously. The degrees are conferred simultaneously when all requirements for the graduation for the dual degree student have been met in each professional program.

Requirements include 42 credit hours of MBA courses and 24 credit hours of science courses.

To qualify for admission, a candidate must:

  1. Meet prerequisite requirements for application to the School of Science and the Kelley School of Business Indianapolis individually.
  2. Complete an application and required documentation for each school, including the GRE and GMAT examinations.
  3. Be admitted to each school individually.

Visit the School of Science for more information about admission to the MS/MBA program.

MSA/MBA

The MSA/MBA dual degree program permits the concurrent study of graduate business course work and leads to both the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) degrees. This program is administered by the Kelley School of Business.

The MSA/MBA student is typically interested in combining the complexities of accounting with a wider business acumen to pursue careers in auditing, risk management, bank and financial services, corporate accounting or management consulting.

Students must meet the graduation requirements of each program individually including minimum grade point average and time-limit policies. All MBA core classes must be taken as intact modules. Candidates may be admitted to the MBA program at the Kelley School of Business in either August or January.

The MSA/MBA Dual Degree Program is designed so that students take courses in both programs simultaneously. The degrees are conferred simultaneously when all requirements for graduation for the dual degree student have been met in each professional program.

Requirements include 42 credit hours of MBA courses and 24 credit hours of MSA courses.

To qualify for admission, a candidate must:

  1. Meet prerequisites requirements for application to the MBA program and the MSA program individually.
  2. Complete an application and required documentation for each program, including the GMAT examination.
  3. Be admitted to each program individually.

Visit Kelley MSA for more information about admission to the MSA/MBA program.

MSE/MBA

MSE/MBA dual degree program permits the concurrent study of graduate engineering and graduate business course work and leads to both the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and the Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) degrees. The MSE in the MSE/MBA dual degree will only be available for the non-thesis option and only for the Mechanical Engineering Department at this time.

This program is designed for individuals who want to practice engineering involving business clients, work in corporate engineering departments, or work in a government agency regulating business, among other engineering/business interrelated opportunities.

The MSE/MBA student must meet the graduation requirements of each school individually, including minimum grade point average and time-limit policies. All MBA core classes must be taken as intact modules.

The MSE/MBA program is designed so that students take courses in both programs simultaneously. The degrees are conferred simultaneously when all requirements for graduation for the dual degree student have been met in each professional program.

Requirements include 42 credit hours of MBA courses and 24 credit hours of engineering courses.

To qualify for admission, a candidate must:

  1. Meet prerequisite requirements for application to the School of Engineering and the Kelley School of Business Indianapolis individually.
  2. Complete an application and required documentation for each school.
  3. Be admitted to each school individually.

Visit the School of Engineering for more information about admission to the MSE/MBA program.