Dual Degree Bachelor/Online MSBA

Master of Science in Business Analytics
Master of Science in Business Analytics

Accelerate Your Entry to the Business World

For ambitious students with a strong focus on their career goals, the Rutgers School of Business–Camden Accelerated Dual-Degree Bachelor/Online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) Program represents the ultimate opportunity to accelerate your MSBA in conjunction with the completion of your undergraduate degree.

Why Choose Rutgers School of Business–Camden BS/Online MSBA?

  • Accomplished Faculty —Dual degree courses are taught by the acclaimed Rutgers Accounting Faculty as well as industry professionals
  • Cost Savings —Bachelor/Online MSBA students receive a reduction in graduate school costs
  • Head Start —Graduate-level MSBA courses begin during your Senior year
  • Flexible Schedule —100% online courses allow time for jobs and internships
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  • Networking —Grow your personal network through campus events with accounting professionals

Dual Degree Candidate Expectations

Essential Skills for the Digital World

The Rutgers School of Business–Camden Accelerated Bachelor/Online MSBA Dual-Degree Program is a rigorous, career-focused program designed for goal-driven students. It expedites your graduate degree by starting graduate-level Online MSBA courses in what would traditionally be your senior year. Students apply for the program in the second semester of their junior year. Early academic advising and planning are the keys to success.

Bachelor/Online MSBA Dual Degree Eligibility

Eligible candidates for the program must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be a matriculating RSBC student pursuing a BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, or Marketing or a BBA degree.
  • Have and maintain a 3.0 grade point average at the point of application and through degree completion.
  • Successfully complete at least two Statistics courses with a grade of B or better.
  • Apply approximately between completion of 90-105 credits (ideally by the end of the junior year).
  • Maintain full-time undergraduate status during the fall semester of your Senior year.
  • For more detailed information on the program, entrance requirements, and the program application, view the Dual Degree Bachelor-Online MSBA Program Packet.

Note: Online MSBA courses taken as an undergraduate student count towards both the undergraduate and graduate GPA.

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BLDP Shadowing Days Application

After being notified of a match, students are responsible for providing personal information to the matched executive (e.g., current resume and cover letter with information on career ambitions). The information on this application is for internal use only, for us to match you as well as possible with and executive from among our alumni database.

BLDP Application

The Fall 2020 Application is now open! 

Priority will be given to applications received by Monday, May 25, 2020. Applications are accepted until all seats are filled.

The seminar application process is our gateway for entry into the program. Upon acceptance into BLDP, students will be emailed their acceptance letter plus a special permission number allowing registration for the BLDP seminar.

Requirements

Seminar applications are solicited each semester and require

  1. completed application form (submitted online and found elsewhere on this website),
  2. a personal essay, and
  3. two letters of recommendation (one academic; one other).

Rutgers-Camden students are invited to apply to apply for enrollment in the BLDP seminar. All applicants are expected to meet both of the following selection criteria:  Have sophomore standing or above and have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above. First-semester transfer students will be evaluated based on their GPA earned at Rutgers. Students who fail to meet these admission criteria may still be allowed to apply for (and possibly enroll in) the BLDP seminar, but they will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

The director balances evaluations to make final decisions on people accepted for the seminar (up to a maximum of 15-20 each semester).

Students who are admitted to the BDLP are rquired to adopt the BLDP Code of Conduct. A signed contract is required from each student.

Students may count activities toward “leadership units” that were initiated prior to taking a seminar, as long as those activities occur primarily during their enrollment in their academic program.

Application for Admission to BLDP Seminar

Applications For BLDP Seminar will be ongoing until class is filled.

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  • Contact Information

  • Academic Information

  • Please enter a number from 0 to 500.
  • Transfer students only.
  • Employment Information

  • List relevant employment history

  • EmployerPositionDates of Employment 
  • School Leadership Information

  • Provide evidence of leadership initiative while enrolled in school by listing all school-based organizations and activities in which you have held a leadership role while a student.

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  • Community Leadership Information

  • Provide a list of community or volunteer activities in which you engaged in a leadership role.

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  • Essay

  • Please write a short essay between 150 to 350 words, in which you discuss the reasons why your application should be considered for the Business Leader Development Program, including what you hope to gain from the program and what you can contribute.

  • Additional Submission Instructions

  • For your application to be complete, this form and TWO REFERENCE LETTERS must be on file in the Director's office. Ideally, you will receive one letter from an academic source (e.g., a former or current instructor), and one from a business source (e.g., a former employer - even if for a part-time or volunteer position). Your letter writers should mail them directly to: Dr. Carol Kaufman-Scarborough, BLDP Director, Rutgers University, School of Business, 227 Penn Street, Camden, NJ 08102 or email the letters to ckaufman@camden.rutgers.edu.

    Please only submit one application. If you experience any technical problems or need to submit the application again, please contact ldrshp@camden.rutgers.edu.

    Thank you.

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