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Business Management (BS) + MBA (MS)

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Earn your Bachelor of Science in Management and your MBA in only 5 years to save time and money with our dual degree program.

Overview & Distinctions

Overview

With D'Youville's dual degree Management BS and MBA program, you'll earn both your undergraduate degree and a highly sought-after MBA credential in less time and for less money, and you'll be prepared to take on lucrative career roles, from entrepreneurship to marketing to managing a business team, the day you graduate. This unique dual degree program is designed so you'll move seamlessly from your undergraduate to your graduate studies with no need to re-apply.

Graduates of MBA programs begin their careers ready to take on leadership roles in the organizations they join and with increased earning potential in a variety of diverse fields. At D'Youville, you'll learn both the foundations of business and advanced topics from instructors with a track record of success in the classroom and in their business fields.

WHY CHOOSE D'YOUVILLE?

Experienced Faculty

The faculty in D'Youville's business department are dedicated to student sucess and bring their real-world experience into the classroom. Our business faculty have proven their success in the corporate world and with our small class sizes you'll be able to work closely alongside them to learn outside the classroom.

Dual Accredited Programs

Both degree programs in this dual degree are accredited by the The International Accreditation Council for Business Education, which ensures your education will be designed around academic excellence and the outcomes of our graduates.

A Unique Flexible Format, Designed for Your Success

Our program is designed to fit your schedule and your needs with courses offered both online and on-campus. Choose to take your courses in the way that best works for you, even through a combination of online and on-campus, and learn from the same dedicated faculty, regardless of the format. 

AUTOMATIC MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP CONSIDERATION

When you apply for admission at D’Youville, we’ll automatically consider you for our merit scholarships. Undergraduate scholarships can cover as much as 50% of your tuition, and there is no need to fill out a separate application!

Transfer students can qualify for scholarships, as well. And unlike other schools, maintaining your scholarship is easier at D'Youville because we use a realistic 2.25 GPA requirement to determine your eligibility for merit-based scholarships each year. 

Check out the chart below to see if you qualify:
Scholarships GPA Scholarship Amount
President's 88+ $14,000
Founder's 83 - 87.9 $12,000
Dean's 80 - 82.9 $10,000
Transfer 3.5+ $5,500
Transfer 3.25 - 3.49 $5,000
Transfer 3.0 - 3.24 $4,500
Transfer 2.75 - 2.99 $4,000

Find more information and additional scholarships on our scholarships page.

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Curriculum

Course Requirements

In our program, you'll earn both your Bachelor of Science in Management and Master of Business Administration in just 11 semesters, including one summer.

Business Administration
Degree: BS/MBA

Requirements Credits
General Education Coursework 30
Liberal Arts and Science Coursework 30
Free Electives 6
100- to 400-level Major Coursework 54
500- to 600-level Major Coursework 36
Total Credits 156
Course Number Course Name Credits
ACC 211

Principles of Accounting I

This is a foundation course dealing with accounting principles and procedures with emphasis on the entire accounting cycle, special journals,control accounts and subsidiary ledgers.
Offered in: Fall Only
Prerequisites: None

3.0
ACC 212

Principles of Accounting II

This course explores theory and applies accounting principles mastered in ACC-211 and accounting for general partnerships and corporations. It also deals with managerial accounting, including accounting cycles, cost analysis, and budgeting
Offered in: Spring Only
Prerequisites: ACC-211

3.0
ECO 201

Macroeconomics

This course explores the price system, public and private sectors, national income accounting, unemployment and inflation, fiscal policy, budget deficits and the public debt, money and banking and the Federal Reserve and monetary policy. This course meets the social sciences requirement in the core.
Offered in: Fall and Summer
Prerequisites: None

3.0
ECO 202

Microeconomics

This course explores supply and demand and the elasticity of supply and demand. It analyzes the degree and nature of competition in various market structures, the economic benefits derived from and the problems presented by big business conglomerates and multinationals and international trade and finance. The course meets the social sciences requirement in the core.
Offered in: Spring and Summer
Prerequisites: None

3.0
ECO 207

Statistics

This is a general course to acquaint students with the elements and procedures of statistics. It includes the basic concept of statistical methods and analysis, and functional use of descriptive and inferential statistical tools.
Offered in: Fall Only
Prerequisites: None

3.0
HRM 309

Principles of Human Resources Management

This course deals with the nature and theory of human resources management. It emphasizes the functional application of the basic principles of human resources management to realistic organizational situations.
Offered in: Fall Only
Prerequisites: MGT-305

3.0
LAW 303

Business Law I

An analysis of the legal principles underlying law of contracts, sales, and torts is the subject matter of this course. Case studies are utilized to help students understand the business legal environment.
Offered in: Fall Only
Prerequisites: None

3.0
MGT 304

Communicating in Organizations

The course deals with the relation of interpersonal communication to communications strategies in organizations. Students analyze communication networks and the relationship to group characteristics and productivity, leadership and conflict as they relate to communication in the organization.
Offered in: Fall Only
Prerequisites: MGT-305 or Permission of Instructor

3.0
MGT 305

Principles of Management

This course focuses on the nature and theory of management. It emphasizes the functional application of the basic principles of management to realistic business situations.
Offered in: Fall Only
Prerequisites: None

3.0
MGT 315

Financial Management

This course deals with financial statements and financial analysis of business firms, tax considerations, net present value and internal rate of return, budgeting, investments and cost of capital.
Offered in: Spring Only
Prerequisites: ACC-212 MGT-305 or Permission of Instructor

3.0
MGT 316

Pc & E-Commerce for Managers

The course introduces students to computerized business applications, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software and e-commerce concepts. Students are given thorough hands-on familiarization of the personal computer and the completion of various business applications on the computer.
Offered in: Fall Only
Prerequisites: None

3.0
MGT 318

Information and Communication Tech Mgt

The course explores the role, meaning, background and theory of MIS in the organization and focuses on planning, implementation, effect and challenges of management information and communication technologies.
Offered in: Spring Only
Prerequisites: MGT-305

3.0
MGT 401

Organizational Behavior

This course is a study of people as they behave in organizations, motivation, attitudes, personality patterns and their relation to behavior in business and other organizations.
Offered in: Spring Only
Prerequisites: MGT-305 Or Permission of Instructor

3.0
MGT 407

Operations Management

The course is a study of decision making as a managerial function. It relates models of decision making to their effectiveness in changing situations. Emphasis is placed on the planning and control in the context of decision-making strategies.
Offered in: Fall Only
Prerequisites: MGT-305 and ECO-207 or Permission of Instructor

3.0
MGT 411

International Business

This course focuses on the legal, economic, historical, sociological, political and philosophical concepts operative in multinational business.
Offered in: Fall Only
Prerequisites: MGT-305 or Permission of Instructor

3.0
MGT 412

Mgmt Strategy and Policy

This course is designed to demonstrate ways in which various functions and subsystems of the management process are related to and interact with each other.
Offered in: Spring Only
Prerequisites: MGT-401 MGT-315 or Permission of Instructor

3.0
MGT 444

Internship

This course provides specially selected, highly motivated students with the opportunity for experience in their area of specialization prior to graduation.

Prerequisites: None

3.0
MKT 304

Principles of Marketing

The course focuses on the fundamental concepts of marketing, such as analyses of buyer behavior, product development and distribution, and marketing research, planning and forecasting.
Offered in: Spring Only
Prerequisites: None

3.0
MBA 501

Business Methods Statistics

This course will prepare the graduate student to apply and analyze the descriptive and inferential methods of statistics. The use of computer models will enhance the underlying mathematical concepts that the student will be expected to synthesize. There will be a particular emphasis on research, including design, the collection of data, and an analysis of that data through competent statistical compilation.

Prerequisites: None

3.0
MBA 602

Theories of Economics

This course goes beyond just the principles of macro and microeconomics and teaches business decision making by allowing students to both understand the economic issues involved in and apply economic theories to the analysis of concrete, real world problems. The course attempts to synthesize theoretical principles of economics with functional areas of business as a foundation for higher-level business courses.

Prerequisites: None

3.0
MBA 603

Financial & Management Accounting

As an introduction, a basic financial accounting review is provided. U.S. financial accounting is related to global international accounting. Financial accounting is bridged to managerial accounting. Managerial accounting is defined and contrasted with financial accounting. The process of managerial accounting and its use by managers in an organization is described and assessed. Major cost accounting systems and how they work in our modern technological environment are reviewed and analyzed. Planning and control systems in current organizations are examined through budgeting, standard costing and responsible accounting principles. Use of managerial accounting for decision making and financial statement analysis completes the managerial accounting process.

Prerequisites: None

3.0
MBA 604

Human Resources Management

Strategic management of human resources in any organization must be addressed within the larger scope of strategic business planning and leadership. People are often the competitive advantage in an organization, but only when the human-focused policies and practices align with the strategic directions of the organization. This three credit hour, graduate level course will provide students with the ability to formulate and analyze human resources policies and practices in a strategic manner to positively impact the operations of their organizations.

Prerequisites: None

3.0
MBA 606

Operations Management

This course focuses on the strategic implementation of operations management tools and techniques to guide decisions related to the process of converting resources into products or services. Decision making and planning to improve core operational capabilities including design and management of operations based on the tools and techniques of operations management are addressed.

Prerequisites: MBA-501

3.0
MBA 611

Organizational Leadership

An effective manager needs to be able to lead a group of people toward the accomplishment of organizational objectives. A good leader will also be able to analyze the leadership style and methods of other leaders using critical thought and the application of well-researched theories of leadership. Students will also formulate a personal philosophy of leadership to guide future decisions and actions.

Prerequisites: None

3.0
MBA 612

Legal Environment in Business

This course is an analysis and application of the U.S. corporate law and practice from the perspectives of practitioners. This legal analysis and application (through case studies) includes corporate governance principles, contracts, and business tort laws. In addition, this course explores the U.S. securities law, evidence of indebtedness, investment contracts, and certificates of interest in profit-sharing agreements.

Prerequisites: None

3.0
MBA 615

Marketing Management

This course presents the importance of the marketing function in the strategic management of the organization. Within the framework of the marketing discipline, students will learn how to ascertain customer needs and to strategically plan to fill those needs while serving an increasingly diverse population. Also considered in this course are issues such as electronic marketing, environmentalism, consumerism and consumer life-style. As part of this course, students will identify actual consumer needs and devise a comprehensive strategic marketing plan.

Prerequisites: None

3.0
MBA 616

Corporate Finance

This course will prepare the graduate student to apply and analyze sophisticated methods of investment decision making in a corporate environment. This will include the ability to combine the results of different analyses, as well as the discernment of the most appropriate tool in a given circumstance. There will be a particular emphasis on research, including problem solving in a practical business setting.

Prerequisites: MBA-603

3.0
MBA 623

Special Topics in Business Management

This course is designed to help students gain in-depth knowledge of current management issues; specific problems and issues related to organizational change; analysis of human resources; operations, and strategic management, finance and investments; or in areas of international trade and global management. Students interested in a particular area of business can enhance their knowledge, skills, and research in this special topics course.

Prerequisites: None

3.0
MBA 624

Global Supply Chain Management

This course examines the increasing importance of transportation and logistics to the movement of goods and services in today’s global economy. Transportation issues related to policy and regulation, carrier operations, and business logistics (from user’s perspective) are explored and analyzed in detail, both on the domestic as well as international levels. Other issues such as supply chain management, export/import operations management and documentation, and management techniques related to logistics and traffic management operations are also discussed.

Prerequisites: None

3.0
MBA 655

Strategic Management

This course explores the issues of defining corporate mission, objectives, and goals. Participants focus on the analysis of the firm's external and internal environment to identify and create competitive advantage in a global context. The course emphasizes the cultural, ethical, political, and regulatory issues facing any global business environment, and the need for leadership for a successful management of strategic change. The course serves as a capstone for students to integrate functional areas with the overall strategic issues facing companies in today's business environment.

Prerequisites: Complete 30 MBA credits.

3.0
Total 90

Careers

Careers

Graduates of D'Youville's dual degree Management BS and MBA program will be qualified to manage a business, whether some else's or their own, and because you'll gain a wide swath of knowledge and skills you'll be able to put your education to work across industries, fields, and business sizes. You'll be able to apply your training to careers in marketing, technology, banking and finance, business strategy, and more.

Business professionals who can manage a team and lead innovation are in high-demand and achieve rewarding careers across the U.S. and globally. Because you'll graduate having already obtained your MBA, you'll be able to market yourself as a trained business professional in the career fields that most interest you or even explore fields as you develop in your early career.

Admission Requirements

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

At D'Youville, we are committed to selecting students who are academically well-rounded and committed to meeting the challenges of a high-quality education. If you have been successful in a traditional college preparatory program in high school, you should be well-prepared for the academic challenges at D'Youville.

While we don't require you to submit ACT or SAT test scores, if you have taken or intend to take a standardized test we encourage you to submit your scores if you'd like them to be evaluated as part of your application.

First Time in College Freshman Requirements:

  • Submitted application for admission
  • Official high school transcripts
    • An overall weighted GPA of 85 with successful completion of high school graduation requirements and three years of math, history, english, and science.

Not Required (utilized in a holistic review for admission if provided):

  • Standardized SAT/ACT test scores
  • Admissions essay
  • Letters of recommendation

Transfer Admission Required Review Criteria:

  • Submitted application for admission
    • Applications are free of charge and can be found on our apply webpage.
  • Official transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges/universities
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5

 Not Required (utilized in a holistic review for admission if provided):

  • Coursework relevant to major of interest
  • Admissions essay
  • Letters of recommendation

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