Berkeley College Graduate Studies Newsletter

November 2016

Combined B.B.A./M.B.A. Option Provides Accelerated Degree Path

BBA MBA Berkeley

Beginning in January 2017, high-performing Berkeley College students will have the option to complete a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Management within four years.

“The Four-Year Combined B.B.A./M.B.A. Option is an ideal way for high-performing students in our undergraduate business administration programs, both online and on-site, to complete both their Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at an accelerated pace,” said Chris Grevesen, Ph.D., Dean, Berkeley College School of Graduate Studies. “By taking two graduate courses as free electives in their senior year, B.B.A./M.B.A. students enter the graduate program with advanced standing and realize a substantial tuition savings.”

Approved for on-site and online programs in New Jersey, the Four-Year Combined B.B.A./M.B.A. Option will be available to students pursuing degrees in Accounting; Fashion Merchandising and Management; Financial Services; General Business; Health Services Management; International Business; Business Administration – Management; and Marketing Communications.

To be considered for this program, current Berkeley College undergraduates or transfer and prospective students must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.50, be enrolled full-time or have the intention to study full-time, and successfully complete (with a B grade or better) six undergraduate courses that correspond to the M.B.A. foundation requirement. Students must also complete all requirements for the M.B.A. in Management degree in one calendar year. This includes completing two M.B.A. core courses as undergraduate electives, and completing 30 M.B.A. credits in the three semesters of their fourth calendar year of study.