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Dual Degree Bachelor/MBA

The Fast Track to the Business World

The Dual Degree Program at Rutgers School of Business-Camden (RSBC) offers highly motivated undergraduate juniors an opportunity to accelerate their MBA studies. Dual Degree students may enroll in up to 12 credits of graduate courses as full-time undergraduate senior, while paying undergraduate tuition. At the end of their senior year, students earn the bachelor’s degree; Biology and Economics students will be eligible for certification of a Minor in Business Administration at the time of degree conferral. Once admitted to graduate program, graduate tuition and policies apply.

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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.

STEP 1: Review Qualifications for Dual-Degree Program

Eligible Applicants must:

  • Be a matriculating Rutgers–Camden undergraduate student pursuing a major in Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, or Business Administration, Economics (BA), or Biology (BA).
    • All on-campus and Off-Campus BBA students must maintain full time undergraduate status throughout their senior dual degree year with at least 6 undergraduate credits included.
    • Fully Online BBA students must be enrolled in at least 1 undergraduate course during each term of the senior dual degree year.
  • Have and maintain a Rutgers cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 at the point of application and through degree completion.
  • Meet the coursework requirements listed below with grades “B” or better:

Calculus
(50:640:118/50:640:121/52:135:205)

Microeconomics
(50:220:102)

Statistics/Quantitative Requirement: 

  • BS Business Students:
    Introduction to Statistics II (50:960:284)
  • BBA Students: Applied Business Statistics (52:135:216)
  • Biology Students: Principles & Practices of Quant. Bio. (50:120:283)
  • Economics Students: Econometrics (50:220:322)

Introduction to Business Computing
(52:623:201)

Organizational Behavior
(52:620:303)

Introduction to Financial Accounting
(52:010:101)

Optimization & Spreadsheet Modeling (52:620:321)

STEP 2: Attend a REQUIRED Dual Degree Information Session Offered by RSBC Graduate Programs – either virtual (sign-up below) or watch the recorded video of the Program Overview.

STEP 3: Apply for Dual-Degree Program (must have 75+ credits earned & a Rutgers GPA)

Submit Online Application and Supporting Documents by Deadline:

  • Fall Application Deadline: June 1st (priority deadline); August 20th (students enrolled in summer session)
  • Spring Application Deadline: December 1st (priority deadline); January 15th (students enrolled in winter session)

 Submit the following to the Graduate Programs Coordinator:

  • Dual-Degree BS(BA)/MBA Program Pre-Application Form (see below)  
  • Current Résumé
  • Graduation Plan/Curriculum Worksheet (outlining remaining degree requirements and identifying 4 MBA courses requested) *
  • Unofficial non-Rutgers transcripts or Rutgers Transfer Summary Report (TSR), if applicable
To apply, please submit the following form and attach your Pre-Application Form, your resume, and transcripts.
  • Disclaimer: Course Substitution

    If you have the undergraduate equivalent, you cannot take the graduate level course. For example, if you have taken Talent Management (52:533:463), you cannot take 53:533:557 Fundamentals of Talent Management.
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    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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