MS in Manufacturing Engineering and MBA in Management Dual Degree Program

Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Questrom School of Business offer a coordinated Master of Science/Master of Business Administration program, which prepares recent graduates or practicing professionals who are committed to careers in industry for positions as manufacturing managers. Individuals taking courses on a full-time basis complete the program in five semesters and receive two degrees.

Application

Students applying to this program must use the Questrom School of Business application.

Course Requirements

Students may enroll in this dual degree program on a full- or part-time basis. A total of 80 credits is required of students pursuing this dual degree program full time. In this format, students must take 40 credits in residency at Questrom School of Business. If completing the MBA as part of the PEMBA program, students need a total of 72 credits; 32 of these must be taken at Questrom. In either format, the remaining credits must include 32 credits taken at the College of Engineering and 8 credits taken at either school.

For courses counted toward the engineering MS, students must complete the requisite 32 credits with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (B). Candidates are encouraged to contact the Department of Mechanical Engineering graduate programs coordinator, who will help them plan their curricula with an advisor at the time of first enrollment in the dual degree program.

Courses for the MBA must be completed with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.7 (B−). For completion of the dual degree, students must be in compliance with time limits set by each school. Questrom School of Business and the College of Engineering require that MBA/ENG dual degree requirements be completed within six years of matriculation. For full requirements, see the Questrom School of Business website, or contact 617-353-2670 or MBA@bu.edu.