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Dual Degree (MS & MBA) Program

The Colleges of Business Administration and Engineering offer a coordinated program leading to the conferral of the Master of Science degree with a major in Industrial Engineering (concentration in manufacturing systems engineering or product development and manufacturing) and the Master of Business Administration degree (concentration in operations management). The dual degree program saves the student one or two semester(s) over the time that would be required to earn both degrees independently. All engineering students enrolled in the dual program must complete course work designed to provide them with an integrated multidisciplinary experience. The dual-degree candidate must satisfy the curriculum and graduate requirements of the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering as well as those of the College of Business Administration.

Dual MS-MBA program – Industrial Engineering

Fall – First Year

Session 1: 7½ Weeks Credit hours
ACCT 505 – Financial Accounting I 1.5
MGT 506 – Competitive Strategy 1.5
STAT 505 – Quantitative Methods 1.5
MARK 505 – Demand Management I 1.5
BUAD 515 – Business Skills Development I 1.5
Session 2: 7½ Weeks
ACCT 506 – Managerial Accounting I 1.5
FINC 505 – Financial Management I 1.5
MARK 506 – Demand Management II 1.5
ECON 505 – Economics of Strategy 1.5
BUAD 516 – Business Skills Development II 1.5
Total fall hours: 15.0

Spring – First Year

Session 1: 7½ Weeks
MGT 505 – Leading Complex Organizations 1.5
SCM 505 – Supply Chain Management I 1.5
MGSC 505 – Descriptive Modeling 1.5
OMS 505 – Operations Management 1.5
BUAD 517 – Business Skills Development III 1.5
*Industrial Engineering Major course 3.0
Session 2: 7½ Weeks
SCM 506 – Supply Chain Management II 1.5
FINC 506 – Financial Management II 1.5
BULW 505 – Foundations of Bus. Law and Ethics 1.5
ECON 506 – Market Forces in the Global Environment 1.5
BUAD 518 – Innovation in Practice 1.5
Total spring hours: 18.0

Summer – First Year

Industrial Engineering Major course / Statistics course 6.0
Total summer hours: 6.0

Fall – Second Year

*IE 516 Statistic Method in Industrial Engineering 3.0
Industrial Engineering elective 3.0
MBA Electives (Entrepreneurship and Innovation preferred) 6.0
Total fall hours: 12.0

Spring – Second Year

*IE 518 Advanced Engineering Economic Analysis 3.0
*IE 522 Optimization Methods in Industrial Engineering 3.0
Industrial Engineering elective 3.0
Total spring hours: 9.0

Total hours required for dual program: 60.0

*Industrial Engineering Core Courses consist of: IE 516, IE 518, and IE 522

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