MBA/JD Degree Program
The Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctor is a combined degree program sponsored by the School of Law and the School of Business. This program is particularly appropriate for individuals wishing to enter corporate law and tax careers.
An individual may begin study in either school, but will spend at least one full year studying in the School of Business. Two full years are spent in the School of Law. During the fourth year, students enroll in courses offered by either School. Normal completion time is four years of full-time study, which saves the individual one full year of study.
Application and acceptance to both the School of Law and the School of Business are required.
MBA/MD Degree Program
Rapid changes in the health care industry as well as the increasing size and complexity of health care organizations have created a demand for physicians who also are effective managers. The Doctor of Medicine program is offered at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Usually, students complete the first two years of study in the School of Medicine, enroll in the full time MBA program in Storrs for the third year, and then return to the Health Center to take electives in both the School of Medicine and the MBA program in Hartford. MD/MBA students are required to complete 42 credits in the MBA program.
MBA/PharmD Degree Program
This program permits the pursuit of dual MBA and PharmD degrees in which the MBA program waives 15 credits of non-core requirements for the dual MBA/PharmD students, and the PharmD program waives 15 credits of 5000-level (P3, P4). PharmD students complete their P1and P2 years in Pharmacy School and then spend the next year at the School of Business in the MBA program taking 11 courses (33 credits) and fulfilling the MBA Internship Milestone during the summer. They return to the Pharmacy School and complete their P3 and P4 years, as well as the MBA degree requirements of three courses (9 credits).
MBA/MA International Studies Degree Program
This dual degree program is for students interested in management in multi-national organizations. The Dual MBA/MA program consists of 72 credits of coursework distributed between Business Administration and International Studies. MA students must also demonstrate proficiency sufficient for ordinary conversation and to carry on research in at least one language in addition to English.
The MA degree in International studies is available with concentrations in Latin American Studies, African Studies, and in European Studies. Admission to the MBA and MA degree programs must be pursued separately.
MBA/MSW Degree Program
The joint Master of Social Work and Master of Business Administration program is designed to prepare individuals for managerial careers in social work in both the private and the public sectors. By pursuing the degrees concurrently, individuals can reduce the total number of credits required for the combined degrees. The School of Business accepts 15 credits from the School of Social Work.
Candidates must apply to both the School of Business and the School of Social Work.