University General Course Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Nov 18, 2019  
University General Course Catalog 2019-2020

BS/MBA Accelerated Program, College of Engineering


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I. Contact Information


Please contact Ivy Chin (ichin@unr.edu) or Syreeta Williams (syreetaw@unr.edu) with questions regarding the BS-MBA program, course prerequisites or to learn more about the specific course sequence.

II. Brief Description


The College of Engineering, in partnership with the College of Business, offers a five-year program to earn both the Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Master of Business Administration degrees.

III. Admission Requirements


Applicant Criteria


Applicants to the program must:

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate program in the College of Engineering
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.2 cumulative
  • Have a minimum GMAT score of 500 OR a minimum GRE score of 150 on each of the verbal and quantitative sections

Application materials must be filed at The Graduate School and the MBA office. Applicants must meet all current admissions requirements, except the required professional work experience, which will be waived.

This is a competitive entry program. Up to 15 students from the College of Engineering will be selected each year.

Admissions Deadline


  • Take GMAT/GRE, two semesters before you graduate with your B.S.
  • Apply to Graduate School and MBA program, March 15 for the following fall and October 15 for the following spring.

IV. Program Requirements


Seven undergraduate courses in the College of Business are used to waive 21 credits of the MBA graduate core curriculum. Students will need to check with academic advisors in the College of Engineering Advising Center (see above for advisor contact information) for access to the upper-division business classes.

Undergraduate Course Work


The undergraduate curriculum (equivalent to core for the MBA program and in addition to required courses for engineering degree) is comprised of the following courses:

Graduate Course Work


The MBA curriculum consists of the following graduate courses:

Program Details


Students interested in the BS/MBA program must maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP). SAP includes receiving a grade of at least a B in each business course and maintaining an overall GPA of at least 3.2. If less than a B is earned, students must take the corresponding 700-level BADM course.

Undergraduate engineering students in the BS/MBA program may take up to 6 credits of graduate-level courses (600 and 700 level) towards the MBA degree if the undergraduate business curriculum is complete. The student and academic advisor must submit the request form, available on The Graduate School website, to take graduate credits as an undergraduate.

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