Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration - Interdisciplinary Business Concentration, MBA and Higher Education - Community College and University Leadership Concentration, MA


Program Code: MBA_305G and MA_454G

CIP Code: 52.0201 and 13.0406

Program of Study for the Dual Master of Business Administration and the Master of Arts in Higher Education


Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GMAT or GRE exam scores.

Additional MBA Admission Requirements: Evidence of knowledge in statistics, financial accounting, economics, corporate finance, marketing, and organizational behavior through course work, work experience or completion of the accelerated prerequisite program before taking graduate course work in those subjects.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . Meeting this condition does not guarantee admission.

Location: On Campus and Off Campus. Off-Campus cohorts follow a part-time extended format.

Course Requirements for the Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Higher Education


Total Required (Minimum 54 Hours)


Students are required to work with both program advisors each semester to determine appropriate program of study and course scheduling.

MBA Differential Tuition


Students enrolled in the dual degree will pay an additional tuition amount above the regular tuition assessed for graduate students on those courses that satisfy the requirements of the MBA degree. For more information about differential tuition, please refer to http://studentaccounts.appstate.edu/tuition-and-fees

Other Requirements for the Dual MBA and MA in Higher Education


  • Thesis: Optional (MBA elective)
  • Proficiency: Not required
  • Candidacy: Required for MBA. Not required for MA in Higher Education.
  • Comprehensive: Not required for MBA. MA in Higher Education students must successfully complete a written comprehensive exam.
  • Product of Learning: Not required