MBA + Ph.D. in Biological Sciences Dual Degree Program
Further your career in industrial science with the 63-credit Ph.D. in biological sciences/MBA dual degree.
This combined program is offered by the Department of Biological Sciences and the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics.
For full details, including admissions and financial aid information, visit the joint degree page on the UD Department of Biological Sciences website.
Suggested course sequence.
First Semester Concentration Requirement (4 or 6 credits; see concentration policy)
Second Semester Concentration Requirement (3 credits; see concentration policy)
BISC 864 – Research Tutorial (two 2-credit tutorials required)
Second Year Concentration Requirement (6 credits; see concentration policy)
BISC 964 – Pre-candidacy Study (four semesters)
BISC 969 – Doctoral Dissertation (9 credits)
BUAD 620 – Fundamentals of Analytics
BUAD 631 – Operations Management and Management Science
BUAD 640 – Ethical Issues in Domestic and Global Business Environments
BUAD 670 – Managing People, Teams and Organizations
BUAD 680 – Marketing Management
BUAD 690 – Corporate Strategy
ECON 603 – Economic Analysis for Business Policy
FINC 650 – Financial Management
Choose one 3-credit elective with an international perspective. Choices include, but are not limited to:
BUAD 641 – Managing the Global Enterprise
BUAD 678 – Leading Across Boundaries
BUAD 682 – International Marketing
FINC 615 – International Finance
Professional Development Seminars (1 credit each):
BUEC 601 – Building Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking
BUEC 603 – Communicating, Branding and Career Networking
Learn more about MBA admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.