Joint MBA Programs

Many top business schools offer joint MBA programs and dual degrees. Students can combine their MBA with MA in law, medicine, public policy, engineering and many other fields. Below is a list of joint MBA programs offered by top ranked MBA programs.

Harvard Business School
  • JD/MBA – A joint degree with Harvard Law School
  • MBA/DMD – A degree program with Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • MBA/MPP & MBA/MPA-ID – Joint degrees with Harvard Kennedy School
  • MD/MBA – A joint degree with Harvard Medical School
  • MS/MBA Engineering Sciences – A joint degree with the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
  • MS/MBA Biotechnology: Life Sciences – A joint degree with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Medical School through the Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology


Stanford MBA
  • JD/MBA – The JD/MBA joint degree program with Stanford Law School (SLS).

  • MA Education/MBA – The MA Education/MBA joint degree program with Stanford Graduate School of Education.
  • MPP/MBA – The MPP/MBA joint degree program allows you to simultaneously pursue an MBA from Stanford GSB and an MPP degree from the Public Policy Program at Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences.
  • MS Computer Science/MBA – The MS Computer Science/MBA joint degree program links two of Stanford University’s world-class programs — Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Stanford University Computer Science Department.
  • MS Electrical Engineering/MBA – The MS Electrical Engineering/MBA joint degree program links two of Stanford University’s world-class programs — Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Stanford University Electrical Engineering Department.
  • MS Environment and Resources/MBA – The MS Environment and Resources/MBA (E-IPER) joint degree program with the Stanford School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences offers you the opportunity to develop a background in the science, engineering, and technology that underlie environmental problems.


The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • JD/MBA – The University of Chicago’s three-year joint-degree program in law and business places students at the intersection of legal and business expertise. It integrates the distinct flexibility and interdisciplinary strengths of both UChicago Law and Chicago Booth.
  • MBA/Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy – Chicago Booth students who wish to enter the field of health-care management and policy can earn a certificate in health administration studies from the University of Chicago.
  • MBA/Master of Arts in Eastern European and Russian Eurasian Studies – The joint MBA/MA in Eastern European and Russian Studies allows students to pursue coursework through the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies (CEERES) devoted to the culture, politics, history, and language of the region as a complement to their MBA degree.
  • MBA/Master of Arts in International Relations – The MBA/MA in International Relations degree allows students to complement their business education with the study of the role of ideas, interests, and power in shaping international relations.
  • MBA/Master of Arts in Middle Eastern StudiesThe joint MBA/MA in Middle Eastern Studies allows students to pursue coursework through the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) to develop a comprehensive understanding of the history, culture, politics, and languages of the region as a complement to their MBA education.
  • MBA/Master of Arts in South Asian Studies – The Joint MBA/MA in South Asian Studies allows students to pursue coursework through the Committee on Southern Asian Studies (COSAS) devoted to the culture, politics, history, and language of the region as a complement to their MBA degree.
  • MBA/MD – Students interested in becoming leaders in health-care organizations such as physician practices, hospitals, or insurance and pharmaceutical companies may pursue a Full-Time MBA and MD degree. The joint-degree in medicine and business arms students with the necessary knowledge in economics, statistics, and the behavioral sciences to become leaders in their field.
  • MBA/Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS) – The Masters Program in Computer Science and MBA joint program offers students the opportunity to combine a business education with technology skills and become leaders within entrepreneurship, fintech, and technology management.
  • MBA/Master of Public Policy (MPP) – The University of Chicago’s joint MBA and MPP degree attracts students looking to make a meaningful change across business, government, and civil society, while also gaining comprehensive leadership and management skills.
  • MBA/Master of Arts in Social Service Administration (SSA) – The University of Chicago offers a joint MBA and SSA degree for students seeking a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to business management, policy development, research, and social science theory.


Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA/MA LAUDER JOINT DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES – The MBA/MA Lauder Joint Degree in International Studies combines foreign language skills with a passion for international business by integrating the Wharton MBA program with an MA program in international studies from Penn’s School of Arts & Sciences.

  • THE FRANCIS J. & WM. POLK CAREY JD/MBA – The Francis J. & Wm. Polk Carey JD/MBA Program is a fully integrated three-year joint MBA and JD program that combines the Wharton’s top business school program with Penn’s elite law school.
  • MBA IN HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT – The MBA in Health Care Management provides students with strengths in health economics and a focus in health management. As MBA programs focused on healthcare become more popular, this program has become increasingly competitive.
  • MBA/DMD – The Wharton School & Penn Dental Medicine
  • MBA/MArch, MBA/MLA, MBA/MCP, MBA/MH – The Wharton School & Penn Graduate School of Design
  • MBA/MSEd in Education Entrepreneurship, MBA/MSEd in Education Policy – The Wharton School & Penn Graduate School of Education
  • MBA/MSE, MBA/MCIT, MBA/MIPD – The Wharton School & Penn School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • MBA/MES – The Wharton School & Penn School of Arts and Sciences
  • MBA/MD – The Wharton School & Penn Medicine
  • MBA/MSN, MBA/PhD – The Wharton School & Penn Nursing
  • MBA/MSW – The Wharton School & Penn School of Social Policy and Practice
  • MBA/VMD, MBA/MS – The Wharton School & Penn Veterinary Medicine


Columbia Business School
  • Architecture: MBA and MS in Urban Planning
  • Dental and Oral Surgery: MBA and DDS
  • Engineering and Applied Science: MBA and MS in Industrial Engineering
  • International and Public Affairs: MBA and MIA
  • Journalism: MBA and MS
  • Law: MBA and JD
  • Nursing: MBA and MS in Nursing
  • Physicians and Surgeons: MBA and MD
  • Public Health: MBA and MPH
  • Social Work: MBA and MS in Social Work
  • Teachers College: MBA and MA in Private School Leadership


MIT Sloan School of Management
  • MIT LGO – MS MBA: Dual Degree Program in Engineering and Management. Earn an MBA and a masters degree in engineering in two years. MIT LGO students develop management expertise and technical abilities as joint students in the MIT School of Engineering and the MIT Sloan School of Management.
  • Master of Science in Management Studies Combine an international MBA with a deep dive into management science. A special opportunity for partner schools only.
  • System Design & Management – A joint program for mid-career professionals that integrates engineering and systems thinking. Earn your master’s degree in engineering and management.


Kellogg School of Management
  • MMM Program – The MMM Program is an immersive dual-degree program that gives students a rigorous business education integrated with a strong foundation in design innovation. MMM graduates receive an MBA from Kellogg and an M.S. in Design Innovation from the Segal Design Institute at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • JD/MBA – Our JD-MBA Program gives you the tools to become successful, whether you aspire to be a business leader with legal expertise, or want to pursue a law career with a solid foundation in management. In only three years – rather than the five it would take to complete both degrees separately – you’ll earn a Juris Doctor from the Northwestern School of Law and a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg.
  • MD/MBA – The MD-MBA Program equips you with proficiencies in management and medicine to become an influential leader in an ever-changing healthcare industry. Through this joint-degree program with the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, you’ll supplement an extensive background in medicine with an MBA from Kellogg to become part of the next generation of industry leaders equipped to deliver meaningful business results. You are eligible to apply for the MD-MBA program during your third year of medical school at Feinberg.


Haas School of Business
  • MBA/MPH – The Haas School of Business and the UC Berkeley School of Public Health partner to offer a concurrent degree program leading to an MBA in Health Management and Innovation and an MPH in Health Policy and Management.
  • MBA/MEng – UC Berkeley’s new MBA/MEng Program will prepare students to become leaders in technological innovation in any industry. Students earn two master’s degrees in the time it takes to complete just one. Applicants who have a technical undergraduate education can earn in four semesters a Master of Engineering (MEng) degree in one of seven departments in the College of Engineering, each with a Master of Engineering program, and an MBA degree from the Haas School of Business.
  • JD/MBA – Graduates of this four-year program gain a solid foundation in both law and management. Your first two years are spent in either Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco or Berkeley Law on the Berkeley campus. The third year you take classes at Haas, followed by a mix of electives in business and law in your final year.


The Fuqua School of Business
Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
  • Business & Sustainability – Complement your MBA with a Master’s of Science in as little as one additional semester! Erb Institute MBA/MS dual-degree students develop the practical management tools, real-world experience and the social and environmental sustainability lens that helps business professionals respond to today’s complex risks and opportunities.
  • Medicine – In this five-year dual degree program, students enrolled at the University of Michigan Medical School pursue complementary interests in medicine and business to graduate with both an M.D. and MBA.
  • Public Health – Do more in public health with a dual degree that prepares you for management and leadership. This three-year program is offered jointly through Michigan Ross and the Department of Health Management and Policy.
  • Public Policy – If you’re eager to take on pressing societal issues from a multidisciplinary perspective, consider pursuing an MBA and MPP in a three-year dual-degree program jointly run by Michigan Ross and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
  • Law – Learn to make a legal case and a business case in this four-year program that leads you to MBA and JD degrees.


NYU Stern School of Business
  • MD/MBA – The MD/MBA dual degree represents a partnership between NYU Stern and the NYU School of Medicine. At a time when the benefits of interdisciplinary academic programs are increasingly evident, the MD/MBA program promises to create new ways of approaching the medical and business issues of the 21st century.
  • JD/MBA – The dual JD/MBA program satisfies this need, offering insight into the business and legal aspects of commerce and providing a strong foundation for a career in both law and business. Graduates of the JD/MBA program have pursued careers in law firms, corporate counsel offices, entrepreneurship, general business organizations, investment and accounting firms, nonprofit agencies and government institutions.
  • MBA/MFA – The program is a partnership between NYU Stern and the Kanbar Institute of Film & Television at the Tisch School of the Arts. Designed to be the most comprehensive of its kind, harnessing the top faculty and resources of each school, the dual degree program produces highly employable individuals sought by major film studios, independent production companies and major television studios and networks.
  • MS in Mathematics in Finance/MBA – The dual degree is a partnership between NYU Stern School of Business and the NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. The unique mix of business training and quantitative skills provided by this program makes its graduates strong candidates for positions in fields such as quantitative risk and portfolio management, and the design, pricing, trading and hedging of derivatives and structured products.
  • MBA/MPA – NYU Stern and NYU Wagner offer a highly-integrated dual degree program in business and public service for leaders who want to solve the most vexing challenges at the local, national, and global levels. MBA/MPA students are immersed in an education about the business, nonprofit, and government sectors and are interested in working across those sectors.
  • MS in Biology/MBA – This dual degree program is a partnership between NYU Stern and the Graduate School of Arts & Science (GSAS) at NYU. Students may complete both degrees over the course of three years, instead of the four years that it would take to complete each degree independently. The first year of the program is spent in the Biology department of the Graduate School of Arts & Science, completing the majority of credits required for the Biology degree. The second and third years are spent completing the MBA at Stern as well as the final credits of the Biology degree.
  • Dual MBA with HEC School of Management – The aim of this unique program is to provide students with rigorous business training in an international setting. Students are presented with the rare opportunity to benefit from the business excellence and extensive networks of two highly respected institutions. Participants may begin their studies at either institution and are awarded both the NYU Stern MBA and the HEC MBA upon successful completion of the program.
  • DDS/MBAThe DDS/MBA program represents a partnership between the NYU College of Dentistry and NYU Stern School of Business. In today’s healthcare environment there’s an increasing demand on dentists to manage both patient care and the business of dentistry. DDS/MBA graduates will be equipped with a business lens that enables them to excel in this setting.


Tuck School of Business
  • MD/MBA – The Geisel School of Medicine and the Tuck School of Business offer students an opportunity to pursue combined MD/MBA degrees that can be completed in either five or six years.
  • MPH/MBA – The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) is dedicated to improving health care through education, research, policy reform, leadership improvement, and communication with patients and the public.
  • PHD/MBA – The PhD/MBA joint degree program offers the unique opportunity for PhD students at Dartmouth College to finish off their training with management education. The joint degree aims to produce individuals who are not only thoroughly trained in a scientific discipline but also possess fundamental business and entrepreneurial skills. The program is currently only available to PhD students at Dartmouth. Students must apply to and be admitted to the MBA program.
  • MEM/MBA – Students interested in tailoring their experience to gain both the management skills taught at the Tuck School of Business and the technical skills taught at the Thayer School of Engineering will benefit from this joint degree. This program is intended to develop leaders for careers that combine engineering/technology and business management.
  • MBA/MA – The three-year MBA/MA dual degree program between the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and the Tuck School of Business has been designed to prepare students for careers that combine international relations and business management.  The program is particularly appropriate for students who are seeking management positions within international corporations, financial institutions, economic and development institutions and government agencies.
  • MBA/MALD – The three-year MBA/MALD dual degree program between the Fletcher School at Tufts University and the Tuck School of Business is also designed to prepare students for careers that combine international relations and business management. The program is particularly appropriate for students who are seeking management positions within international corporations, financial institutions, economic and development institutions and government agencies.
  • MBA/MELP – The MBA/MELP dual degree with nearby Vermont Law School enables students to earn the two degrees concurrently.  Climate change, wildlife protection, and alternative energy are just a few of the critical issues facing the world today. Vermont Law School and its Master of Environmental Law and Policy program are leading the movement to address these issues.
  • MBA/MPA AND MBA/MPA/ID – The MBA/MPA and MBA/MPA/ID (Master in Public Administration in International Development) dual degrees between the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Tuck School of Business are designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of established professionals seeking further leadership responsibilities in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors, and to prepare the next generation of leaders in international development. Dual degree candidates must complete the entire Tuck core curriculum as well as three semesters at the Kennedy School.
  • MBA/MPP – The MBA/MPP dual degree between the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Tuck School of Business prepares students to understand complex policy problems and to craft concrete solutions. In addition to completing the full-year core curriculum plus two terms at Tuck, MBA/MPP candidates are also required to complete the full-year core curriculum at the Kennedy School, plus one semester (including the Policy Analysis Exercise).


UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • Computer Science – MBA/MSCS
  • Latin American Studies – MBA/MLAS
  • Law – MBA/JD
  • Library & Information Science – MBA/MLIS
  • Medicine – MBA/MD
  • Public Health – MBA/MPH
  • Public Policy – MBA/MPP
  • Urban Planning – MBA/MURP


Tepper School of Business
  • MBA/Civil & Environmental Engineering – This program is designed for students with undergraduate degrees in engineering and offers the opportunity to develop technical and managerial skills in managing and leading civil and environmental engineering organizations, projects and systems, as well as business management. This program is offered by the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (CEE) of the College of Engineering and the Tepper School.
  • MBA Health Care Policy and Management – The dual degree is designed to educate MBA students about the economic, political and financial environment in which health care is delivered as well as provide an understanding of how to manage and lead organizations across health care delivery channels in the future.
  • MBA/Juris Doctorate (Law) – This dual-degree option, providing both degrees in four years, enables graduates to learn and apply in an interdisciplinary fashion, ultimately merging the policy considerations that underpin law and business in our society.
  • MBA/Public Policy and Management – This program is designed to educate strong candidates whose professional careers require an understanding of the interface between the private and public sectors as well as issues that span management of business enterprises and public or not-for-profit organizations. This program is offered by the Tepper School of Business and the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.
  • MBA/Software Engineering – The MBA/Software Engineering dual degree provides access to Carnegie Mellon’s top-ranked School of Computer Science, preparing MBAs with advanced engineering, managerial, decision-making and communication skills necessary to advance to senior levels of technology strategist.


Darden School of Business
  • MBA/MSDS – MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION/MASTER OF SCIENCE IN DATA SCIENCE – Darden offers a combined program with the University of Virginia School of Data Science that grants a Master of Data Science degree and an MBA degree in 24 months, instead of the 32 months that would be required if each degree were pursued independently.
  • MBA/SAIS MA – MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION/SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MASTER OF ARTS – Darden offers a partnership with the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) that allows students to earn an MBA and a SAIS Master of Arts in 3 years instead of the four years that would be required if a student complete each degree sequentially.
  • MBA/JD – Darden offers a combined program with the University of Virginia School of Law that grants a JD degree and an MBA degree in four years, instead of the five that would be required if each degree were pursued independently.
  • MBA/MD – Darden offers a combined program with the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia. The objective of the MBA/MD program is to educate a small number of students who will become national leaders in innovation and entrepreneurship in the health care sector, ranging from the development and diffusion of new products to the management of health care delivery systems.
  • MBA/MEd – MBA/MED IN INNOVATION IN EDUCATION REFORM – Few roles in society provide the reach that educators have into, quite literally, millions of lives. But as the problems in the U.S. and other global education systems mount, they know that more needs to be done to make their reach effective.
  • MBA/MPP – The Darden School of Business and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia offer the MBA/MPP dual degree. A student who wishes to be admitted into the dual degree program must apply to each school separately and be admitted to both the Darden School and the Batten School through the normal admissions processes of each school. The program takes three years (six semesters) to complete: the First Year program of each school, followed by one year of coursework taken from the curricula of the two schools.
  • MBA/MPH – Darden and the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia offer the MBA/MPH dual degree. Students who combine their MBA and MPH degrees will have the opportunity to work with faculty from the Darden Business School, Department of Public Health Sciences and School of Medicine to focus on the management of health-care-related businesses and models for addressing health. Foci can include health care delivery systems, biotechnology, medical devices, translational research, health policy, and regulation.
  • MBA/MA IN EAST ASIAN STUDIES – The MBA/MA in East Asian Studies combines the analysis, decision-making, and managerial concepts and techniques taught at the Darden School with intensive language and area studies in East Asia, primarily Japan and China.
  • MBA/ME – Darden and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Virginia offer the MBA/ME dual degree.
  • MBA/PhD – The MBA/PhD dual degree is administered by the director of the Doctoral program. It is a five-year program, and interested students should apply directly to the MBA Office of Admissions. This program allows students to attend the entire First Year of Darden’s MBA program and then go directly into doctoral work.


UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • MBA/JD
  • MBA/MHA, MBA/MSPH
  • MBA/MCRP
  • MBA/MSIS
  • MBA/PharmD
  • MBA/MD


Marshall Business School, USC
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (J.D./MBA)
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts in East Asian Area Studies (MBA/M.A.)
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Planning (MBA/MPl)
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Real Estate Development (MBA/MRED)
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Gerontology (MBA/M.S.)
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering (MBA/M.S.)
  • Master of Business Administration/Doctor of Medicine (MBA/M.D.)
  • Master of Business Administration/Doctor of Pharmacy (MBA/Pharm.D.)
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts in Jewish Nonprofit Management (MBA/M.A.)
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Social Work (MBA/MSW)


McCombs School of Business
  • MBA/MA in Asian Studies
  • MBA/MA in Communication
  • MBA/MA in Energy and Earth Resources
  • MBA/Master of Mechanical Engineering
  • MBA/Master of Global Policy Studies
  • MBA/MA in Latin American Studies
  • MBA/Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • MBA/MA in Middle Eastern Studies
  • MBA/MA in Public Affairs
  • MBA/MA in Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies
  • MBA/MSin Social Work


Indiana Kelley MBA
  • JD/MBAIf you have significant work experience and seek a business career where an understanding of legal issues would be beneficial, consider the three-year JD/MBA program. For a career in either business or law, consider the four-year program.

  • MBA/MA – The three-year MBA/MA program allows you to combine your business expertise with cultural perspectives. Combine your Kelley MBA with an MA in: Latin American and Caribbean Studies ; East Asian Languages and Cultures ; Russian and East European Languages and Cultures ; West European Studies ; Central Eurasian Studies

  • MBA/MSISEarn an MBA and MS in Information Systems. Combine strategic leadership skills and a deep understanding of how businesses can transform using digital technologies with the MBA/MSIS Degree Program from the Kelley School of Business.


INSEAD
  • MBA/MA with Johns Hopkins University – INSEAD and The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) offer students the possibility to complete a dual MBA/MA degree programme in a condensed period of time by spending one and a half years at SAIS and one year at INSEAD. The dual-degree programme allows students from both schools to work toward completing the SAIS Master of Arts (MA) and INSEAD MBA simultaneously with the aim of preparing students for careers that combine international affairs and business administration.

  • MA/MBA with Teacher’s College, Columbia University – Starting in 2014, INSEAD and Teacher’s College, Columbia University, are partnering to create a dual degree for students interested in pursuing a high-level management career in K-12 independent and international schools around the world. The dual degree will provide graduates with a Master of Arts (MA) in Education Leadership from Teacher’s College and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD. The accelerated curriculum will allow graduates to earn the dual MA/MBA degree in just two years.