MBA+MS in Digital Technology (MBA+MSDT)

The MBA+MSDT is an 84-credit (minimum) program that awards both an MBA and a Master of Science in Digital Technology. The program consists of a minimum of 55 credits of MBA courses (34 required credits and 21 elective credits) and 29 credits of MS courses (20 required credits and 9 elective credits).

Learning Outcomes

MSDT students will develop:

  • Basic, functional competence in the core areas of systems architecture, analysis, and design, networking, and data management.
  • Ability to leverage technology for strategic advantage in business.
  • Ability to apply technology effectively and efficiently to business operations.

MBA+MSDT Curriculum—84 cr

Fall—20 cr

  • AC 710 Financial Reporting and Analysis (3 cr)
  • FE 711 Finance 1 (1.5 cr)
  • MK 723 Marketing Management (3 cr)
  • MO 713 Leading Organizations and People (3 cr)
  • PL 727 Organizations, Markets, and Society (3 cr)
  • QM 716 Business Analytics: Data Analysis and Risk (3 cr)
  • MG 730 Ethical Leadership in the Global Economy (1.5 cr)
  • ES 723 Career Management (0 cr)
  • ES 730 Leadership Communication (1.5 cr)
  • ES 735 Team Coaching (.5 cr)

Spring—22.5 cr

  • Required January Intensives:
    • IS 717 Systems Architecture in Management and Applications (3 cr)
    • IS 735 Digital Innovation in Sectors (1.5 cr)
  • ES 723 Career Management (0 cr)
  • FE 712 Finance 2 (1.5 cr)
  • OM 725 Creating Value through Operations and Technology (3 cr)
  • SI 750 Competition, Innovation & Strategy (3 cr)
  • IS 833 Business Analytics in Practice Assuming Introductory Programming (3 cr)
  • MG 737 Management Capstone Project (1.5 cr)
  • Two 3-credit electives (6 cr)

Summer—8 cr (Integrated Summer Module)

  • IS 754 Human-Centered Design and Object Orientation (3 cr)
  • IS 756 Digital Product Build (2 cr)
  • IS 889 Data Management (3 cr)

Fall—15.5 cr

  • MG 735 Managing in a Crisis (.5 cr)
  • ES 723 Career Management (0 cr)
  • IS 883 Synthesizing Digital Efforts to Deliver Better Outcomes (3 cr)
  • MSDT electives (6 cr)
  • MBA electives (9 cr)

Spring—15 cr

  • IS 890 Digital Transformation Through Experimentation and Scaled Agile: A Practicum (3 cr)
  • MSDT elective (3 cr)
  • MBA electives (9 cr)

Please note: If a student drops from the MBA+MSDT program, all MSDT required courses will be counted toward the MBA, and the student may graduate when the student has fulfilled the 64-credit degree requirement. Students who receive a “W,” “F,” or “I” grade in a Core class, excluding Executive Skills classes and PL 700, cannot continue to be cohorted in the following semester.