Dual Degree BA/BS-MBA

The Fast Track to the Business World

Go from undergrad to MBA in just five years. That’s the value of the Rutgers School of Business–Camden Accelerated BA/BS-MBA Dual-Degree Program. For motivated, goal-oriented students who know they want a business career, the dual-degree program allows students to earn a Master of Business Administration degree in conjunction with their undergraduate degree.

The Ultimate Head Start for Your Career

  • AACSB Accredited Programs
  • Save up to a year of enrollment time
  • Save tuition costs
  • World-class Rutgers faculty
  • Build your professional network

Dual Degree Candidate Expectations

If You’ve Got the Drive, Get with the Program

The Rutgers School of Business–Camden Accelerated BA/BS-MBA Dual-Degree Program is a rigorous, ambitious program that accelerates the completion of undergraduate coursework and includes graduate-level MBA courses in what would traditionally be 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.

Dual Degree Candidate Expectations:

  • Prospective students must excel in their undergraduate studies with a 3.0 minimum GPA
  • High GMAT or GRE scores
  • Full-time student status throughout undergraduate senior year
  • Accelerated completion of relevant business core requirements by end of junior year
  • Accelerated completion of major-related required coursework by end of junior year
  • Students will enroll in four MBA program courses during senior year
  • In the final (fifth) year, students must matriculate into the MBA program via the formal graduate admissions process
  • Students must have their bachelor’s degree conferred prior to the first semester of MBA program
  • MBA courses taken as an undergraduate student count towards both the undergraduate and graduate GPA
Dual Degree Eligibility

Alumni at Work

The Rutgers School of Business–Camden Accelerated BA/BS-MBA Dual-Degree Program is for students who know what they want. Today, you’ll find Dual Degree alumni in leadership roles in some of the most respected corporations in American including:

Acre Mortgage & Financial
Airgas, Inc.
American Water Works Company
Aramark
ARI
AtlantiCare
Bank of NY Mellon
Bayada Home Health Care
Children’s Futures, NJ
Christie’s
Comcast
Deutsche Bank Securities DowDuPont
Easter Seals New Jersey, Inc.
EisnerAmper
Ernst & Young
JP Morgan
Lockheed Martin
Morgan Stanley
Novacyl, Inc.
Novo Nordisk
NRG Energy – Princeton, NJ
Otis Elevator
Parx Casino
Prudential
Shell Oil
Sikorsky
State of NJ
Subaru of America
US Bancorp
US Navy
Verizon
Westinghouse Lighting Corp.

What Dual Degree Alumni Are Saying

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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 Spring 2021 Application is now open! 

Priority will be given to applications received by Sunday, November 15, 2020. Applications are accepted until all seats are filled. Space is limited, so apply early!

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

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  • List relevant employment history

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  • 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. Oscar Holmes IV, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, Rutgers University, School of Business, 227 Penn Street, Camden, NJ 08102 or email the letters to oscar.holmesiv@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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