The Marshall School of Business in conjunction with the Viterbi School of Engineering offers a dual degree program leading to the degrees of Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Systems Architecting and Engineering.
Applicants to the MBA/MS, Systems Architecting and Engineering program should apply to both schools simultaneously. Applicants must satisfy the admission requirements of both the MBA program selected and the MSSAE program. For this program GRE scores are preferred.
This alternative requires at least 72 units and leads to both a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Systems Architecting and Engineering.
The total number of units required for the MBA portion of the program is at least 48.
Required business courses include all required courses in an MBA program and graduate business electives sufficient to bring the total units completed in the Marshall School of Business to at least 48.
Dual degree program students may not apply courses taken outside the USC Marshall School of Business to the MBA requirements.
See Master of Science, Systems Architecting and Engineering/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA) for systems architecting and engineering course requirements.
The MBA and the MS degrees are awarded simultaneously upon completion of all program requirements.