MBA Dual Degree Programs

The University of San Francisco School of Management offers five dual degrees: MAPS/MBA (in partnership with the USF College of Arts and Sciences), DDS/MBA (in partnership with UCSF School of Dentistry, MSEM/MBA (in partnership with the USF College of Arts and Sciences), MSFA/MBA, and JD/MBA (in partnership with the USF School of Law).

 In order to be considered for a dual degree program, students must apply and be admitted to each program separately. University policy requires that all dual degree students pay the tuition rate of the program they started first throughout their dual degree coursework. A student’s cumulative GPA in all graduate coursework is listed on the student’s University transcript. However, the School of Management calculates a separate cumulative GPA for the student’s MBA coursework for the purpose of evaluating academic probation, dean’s list, etc.

MAPS/MBA

The M.A. in Asia Pacific Studies/MBA program is designed to provide a humanities-based, interdisciplinary degree that applies business expertise to the development of Asia and its impact on global economic systems. The MAPS/MBA program provides a cost and time savings of up to 16 units and can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. Students may begin either the MAPS or MBA program first or may begin these programs in the same semester. Students must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the MAPS program to be eligible to apply to the Full-Time MBA or Part-Time MBA program as an MAPS/MBA dual degree student.

DDS/MBA

The DDS/MBA program prepares students for management and leadership in the dental field. Whether students want to manage their own dental practice, be an active part of growing an existing larger practice, or provide leadership for another organization, the MBA program will equip them with the business foundation to make it happen. Students must complete their first year in UCSF’s School of Dentistry to be eligible to apply to the Part-Time MBA program as a DDS/MBA dual degree student.

MSEM/MBA

The M.S. in Environmental Management/MBA program is designed to prepare students for leadership in the fast-growing environmental marketplace. The MSEM/MBA program provides a cost and time savings of up to 12 units and can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. Students may begin either the MSEM or MBA program first or may begin these programs in the same semester. Students must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the MSEM program to be eligible to apply to the Full-Time MBA or Part-Time MBA program as an MSEM/MBA dual degree student.

MSFA/MBA Program

The M.S. in Financial Analysis/MBA program is designed to prepare students with a solid managerial foundation grounded with the quantitative rigor demanded by the financial field. The MSFA/MBA program provides a cost and time savings of up to 24 units and can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. Students must complete a minimum of 19 units in the MSFA program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to be eligible apply to the Full-Time MBA or Part-Time MBA program as an MSFA/MBA dual degree student.

JD/MBA Program

The JD/MBA program is designed to give law students an in-depth knowledge of corporate business practices and the managerial skills necessary for leading large firms and organizations. The JD/MBA program provides a cost and time savings of up to 24 units. Students must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the end of the first year in the USF School of Law in order to be eligible to apply to the Full-Time MBA program as a JD/MBA dual degree student.