MS in Manufacturing Engineering and MBA in Management Dual Degree Program

Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and the 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

A total of 80 credits is required for the dual degree program. Students must take 40 credits in residency at the Questrom School of Business. For courses counted toward the engineering MS, a student must complete 32 credits with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (B). The remaining 8 credits can be taken at either the Questrom School of Business or the College of Engineering. 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−). Students may enroll in the MBA program on a full- or part-time basis. For those students who are in the Professional Evening MBA Program, the degree is 72 credits, including 36 IR credits, 32 Questrom credits, and 4 credits taken in either IR or Questrom. For completion of the dual degree, students must be in compliance with time limits set by each school. The 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.