Four Plus One Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program

Get your Bachelor's & MBA in Five Years!

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a fifth-year extension program providing a direct pathway from any bachelor’s degree to a master’s degree. You can apply to the 4+1 MBA in your junior year or early in your senior year. The GMAT requirement is waived with a 3.6 GPA in graduate courses.

Your First Graduate Course Could Be Free!

Scholarship funds may cover the cost of your first graduate-level class! Complete the Single Scholarship Application and indicate that you plan to enroll in an accelerated master’s program at MSUM. This funding is available for Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 courses only. Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come basis, so complete your scholarship application by the priority deadline of Dec. 15 and talk to your advisor about pursuing the accelerated graduate program. Full details of the Accelerated Graduate Program scholarship funds.

If you are interested in the 4+1 MBA program complete the online form.

5 Years 2 Degrees BS & MBA

In just five years, you’ll earn your undergraduate degree and an MBA giving you enhanced marketability with a deeper knowledge of accounting, finance, marketing and management.

Approval Process & Suggested Timeline

  • A minimum of 90 completed undergraduate credits (senior status).
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Approval of the graduate program coordinator.
  • Approved undergraduate students are allowed to complete three graduate courses (nine credits) which may be later applied toward credits needed for the Master of Science degree.
  • Students should contact the Financial Aid Office to check the implications of being enrolled in graduate courses as an undergraduate student.
  • Apply to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) on the graduate webpage during senior year.
  • More details on the MBA degree requirements are also available at the graduate website.