Accelerated Dual-Degree BS/MBA (3+1)

Program contact:  Michael Taylor  203-582-3949

The Accelerated Dual-Degree Bachelor of Science/Master of Business Administration (3+1) is designed for outstanding School of Business students—those who rank in the top 20 percent of their high school class and have a combined critical reading and math SAT score of 1200 or a composite ACT of 25. Students enter the program in their first year and learn at an accelerated pace to earn a bachelor’s degree in three years and an MBA in the fourth. This select program features total savings over the traditional five-year BS/MBA option and additional features including:

  • dedicated first-year housing for students in the program with private study hall
  • dedicated resident assistant and academic adviser
  • flat tuition and fees for the entire four years with any academic scholarships carrying from the third to the fourth, graduate year

Unique Program Features

  • Total savings of up to 30 percent over traditional five-year BS/MBA option
  • An optional residential cohort first-year experience with other four-year BS/MBA students
  • Dedicated resident assistant and study lounge in first-year cohort housing
  • Community-building welcome event in August
  • Dedicated program director
  • Scholarship carried from year three to year four, subject to a 3.0 GPA and continued program enrollment

This program provides a flat tuition rate that will not increase each year resulting in a substantial savings over four years.

Classes are offered both in a traditional on campus setting as well online in the summer.

The four-year experience includes applied learning experiences such as internships-for-credit and faculty-led international travel in both undergraduate and graduate segments of the program. Options include:

  • Undergraduate study abroad, School of Business immersion trips, university seminar travel courses
  • Graduate MBA international travel immersion courses

Students in the Accelerated Dual-Degree BS/MBA (3+1) program must live in one of the university's housing options for the three undergraduate years of the program.