BA/MBA Curriculum

BA/MBA students participate in an MBA curriculum comprised of a strategic combination of required and elective course work.  Students will participate in all of the following required courses.

  • GSM 5103 – Data Analysis, Modeling and Decision Making
  • GSM 5104 – Managing Individuals, Teams and Organizations
  • GSM 5105 – Accounting for Managers
  • GSM 5107 – Marketing: Creating Satisfied Customers
  • GSM 5108 – PACE I : Consulting for Not-for-Profit and Government Organizations
  • GSM 5109 – PACE II: Developing an Entrepreneurial Venture
  • GSM 5110 – Economics, Finance and Markets
  • GSM 5114 – Operations and Systems Management
  • GSM 6121 – Politics and Public Policy for Managers
  • GSM 6122 – Leading Ethical, Socially Responsible and Sustainable Organizations
  • GSM 6123 – Strategic Management
  • GSM 6___ – MBA Experiential Elective
  • GSM 7251 – Internships for Management

In addition to the required courses, BA/MBA students will complete an additional 21 credits of MBA elective course work. Students utilize their elective courses to pursue one or more of their individual career areas of interest in:

Accounting Marketing
Entrepreneurship Operations, Analysis and Systems
Finance Organizational Analysis
Global Management Public and Not-for-Profit Management
Human Resources Sustainability Management

BA/MBA Return on Investment

The BA/MBA program is a great investment in your future.  Completing the BA/MBA program accelerates your career entry into professional positions, provides increased salary opportunities earlier in your career, and saves a year of educational and living expenses because you complete your BA and MBA degrees in just five years of education rather than six.


BA/MBA Fast Facts

  • Jump start your career - start your MBA your senior year
  • Use any WU major to prepare for your MBA
  • Develop your knowledge and build your professional experience
  • Prepare for careers in business, government or not-for-profit enterprises
  • Complete your BA and MBA in just 5 years