By combining the required courses of the MBA program with the required and elective courses of the M.S. in information systems and technology management, you can earn both degrees with a total of 59 credits.

Lerner’s Office of Graduate and MBA Programs and the Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems jointly administer this dual degree program.

The MBA/M.S. in information systems and technology management dual degree program qualifies as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) OPT (Optional Practical Training) program. This allows international students in a technical field to apply for a 24-month extension to their OPT period.

Program Requirements

Complete 59 credits of coursework at UD (regardless of course waivers) and maintain continuous enrollment in every regular semester (fall and spring).

This dual degree program includes no elective credits, so plan carefully.

Suggested course sequence.

MBA Courses (29 credits)
ACCT 800 – Financial Reporting and Analysis
ECON 503 – Economic Analysis for Business Policy
BUAD 820 – Fundamentals of Analytics
BUAD 870 – Managing People, Teams and Organizations
BUAD 880 – Marketing Management
BUAD 831 – Operations Management and Management Science
FINC 850 – Financial Management
BUAD 840 – Ethical Issues in Domestic and Global Business Environments
BUAD 890 – Corporate Strategy

Professional Development Seminars (1 credit each):
BUEC 601 – Building Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking
BUEC 603 – Communicating, Branding and Career Networking

M.S. IS&TM Courses (30 credits)
Foundation Courses (9 credits – required)
ACCT 804 – Database Design and Implementation
ACCT 806 – Systems Analysis and Implementation
MISY 810 – Telecommunications and Networking

Core Courses (21 credits): Choose 7 courses from:
ACCT 805 – Current Issues in Management Information Systems
MISY 615 – Enterprise Architecture: Digitally Transforming Business
MISY 631 – Data Mining for Business Analytics
MISY 830 – Business Intelligence and Analytics
MISY 840 – Project Management
MISY 850 – Security & Control
MISY 873 – Information Technology and Organizational Effectiveness
BUAD 621 – Decision Analytics and Visualization
BUAD 622 – Optimizing and Spreadsheet Modeling
BUAD 820 – Fundamentals of Analytics
CPEG 665 – Introduction to Cybersecurity
STAT 674 – Applied Data Base Management (SAS)
Other courses with approval from the director


Admissions Information

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