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CS-MBA

B.S. in Computer Science & Master of Business Administration

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Earn a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) in just five years.

You love computer science, but you also want to run a company someday. Maybe you have entrepreneurial aspirations or the desire to be at the helm of a large organization.

What is required?

You will spend the first three years of the program completing most of your undergrad requirements. During the fourth year, you will take mostly MBA courses with a few CS courses. You will complete the remaining MBA requirements in the fifth year.

Some credits can be used towards both degrees, as some general education requirements can be satisfied by MBA courses, and up to two graduate CS courses can be used both for satisfying the CS degree’s track requirements and for the MBA.

Completing this program in five years will require students to carefully choose their coursework and maintain a high GPA. Students will need to work in close consultation with their academic advisor in order to ensure that they are fulfilling all program course requirements.

What else do I need to know?

This rigorous, intensive program is best suited for highly qualified students. Ideally, students will enter Purdue with some transfer or AP credits. An MBA requires understanding of the business world and thus, some real-world job experience will help candidates significantly. This program is ideally suited to students who are able to obtain significant internship experience.

When can I start?

This dual-degree program will go into effect in Fall 2019.
Students will apply to the program in May of their sophomore year.

More info

More details will be available soon. If you have questions, email csug@cs.purdue.edu.

Last Updated: Aug 15, 2018 3:41 PM

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