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Combined Bachelor's and Master's in Management

​​The combined Bachelor's + Master's degree programs allow students to complete 12 graduate credit hours while still undergraduates. These three graduate level courses will count toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs. ​

DePaul Undergraduate Degree + Management (MS)

​The Master of Science in Management is designed for early career professionals interested in general management of the firm.

Solutions to management problems require the ability to think critically about a wide variety of information and to integrate ideas in creative ways. Managers are called upon to perform in a variety settings with a variety of decision-making models. Students in the Master of Science in Management will develop competencies in managing decision-making processes, managing strategy and innovation, managing human capital, and managing the task environment.

DePaul degree-seeking undergraduate students interested in earning a Master of Science in Management may apply to the bachelor's degree/Management (MS) combined program. Students may be able to obtain both degrees in an expedited period, typically in five years.

Admission

Students must formally apply and be admitted to the Department of Management before beginning their graduate coursework. Upon identifying themselves as a combined degree applicant, the GMAT/GRE requirement will be waived. Undergraduate students who meet the following criteria may apply to this program:

  • Junior standing or higher (at least 88.0 credits)
  • A minimum cumulative DePaul grade point average of 3.20

Students participating in this program will typically take three of the following graduate level courses during their senior year:

Course Title Quarter Hours
ACC 500FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING4
MGT 500MANAGING FOR EFFECTIVE AND ETHICAL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 14
MGT 515SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT4
MGT 530LEADERSHIP IN ORGANIZATIONS4
MGT 556ETHICS AND LEADERSHIP4
MGT 598PROJECT MANAGEMENT4

These three courses may double-count up to 12 credits towards both degree programs. The undergraduate degree will be awarded at the completion of all undergraduate work while the MS-Management will be awarded upon completion of the remaining graduate level work.

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  • Program of study: MS Management – combined bachelor’s + master’s degree program
  • Entry term: quarter after bachelor’s degree completion / full matriculation to Kellstadt
  • Documents waived: GMAT exam, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation and application fee