Dual Degree Program:

Master of Engineering (ME) and
Master of Business Administration (MBA)


Utah State Universtiy (USU) is pleased to offer a unique two-year program designed for engineers who would like to add to their technical knowledge as well as develop the business skills needed to keep pace in the global technical world of the 21st century. Upon completion of the six-semester program, each student will have earned a Master of Engineering (ME) degree as well as a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Application deadline for the program will be 15 March of each year.

Admission Requirements:

  • Completed application submitted online to the School of Graduate Studies at Utah State: http://www.usu.edu/graduateschool/apply
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $55
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended: 3.0 GPA for last 60 semester hours of university course work
  • Three letters of recommendation: each must address the applicant's potential for success in a graduate degree program
  • Results of the Graduate Records Examination (GRE): 50th percentile or above for the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing sections
  • TOEFL scores of 213 computer, 79 internet (Applies to international students only. This requirement will be waived if a student has a degree from a university in an English speaking country.)


Course of Study*

On-campus students may complete the two masters degrees in six continuous semesters, beginning with fall semester. Students will be expected to take classes during summer semesters in order to complete the program in two years. In order to qualify for graduation, students must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Additionally, students may not receive a grade less than a C in any class in either program.


Year One - Master of Engineering Degree (34.5 credits)

Fall Spring Summer
ECE 6800 (.5) ECE 6800 (.5) ACCT 6010 (3)
ECE 5xxx (4) ECE 5xxx (4) FIN 6410 (1.5)
ECE 6xxx (3) ECE 6xxx (3) MGT 6510 (1.5)
ECE 6xxx (3) ECE 6xxx (3) MGT 6710 (1.5)
    ECN 6050 (3)
    MGT 6050 (1.5)
    MGT 6070 (1.5
Total Credits: 10.5 Total Credits: 10.5 Total Credits: 13.5


Year Two - Master of Business Administration (33 credits)

Fall Spring Summer
ACCT 6350 (3) MGT 6520 (3) MIS 6510 (3)
FIN 6420 (3) BUS 6860 (3) MGT 6890 (3)
MGT 6720 (3) MGT 6960 (3)  
MGT 6500 (3) FIN 6310 or
MGT 6740 (3)
MGT 6300 (3)    
Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 12 Total Credits: 6


For Specific Program Information, Contact:

Paul Wheeler
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
(435) 797-2803
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Katherine McConkie
Assistant Director
MBA Office
Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
(435) 797-1773

*Course of study subject to slight variation. Off-campus students may complete the ME degree via distance education and the MBA degree in one of the MBA programs offered throughout the state. Please be aware that the length of the programs will be longer for off-campus students.

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