Combined B.B.A. and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Business Management – SUNY Cobleskill

Enrollment in a combined program allows highly qualified, current SUNY Cobleskill students to work on the Master of Business Administration in Business Management while completing their bachelor’s degree in business administration. Up to 12 credits of designated master’s courses are incorporated into the B.B.A. degree program and will count toward both the bachelor’s degree and the master’s degree.

Program Requirements

SUNY Cobleskill B.B.A. students will be able to apply for the combined B.B.A./M.B.A. program once they have:

  • completed 60-credits of undergraduate coursework 
  • completed the prerequisite coursework with a B or better: microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics, and accounting
  • earned a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above at the time of application to the B.B.A./M.B.A. program

­­­­­­­­Combined Program Admission

Admission into the combined program is highly selective. SUNY Cobleskill undergraduate students may apply to the combined program and will complete the online application through the School for Graduate Studies. The admission application process does require a minimum GPA of 3.2 and completion of all prerequisite courses.

The following application requirements are waived: application fee (contact grad@esc.edu for waiver code), the application essay, two recommendations.

Prerequisite Courses

Applicants must include undergraduate level courses or their equivalent in: statistics (3 credits), macroeconomics (3 credits), microeconomics (3 credits), and accounting (3 credits).

Combined Program Courses

Students accepted to the combined program will include the following 4 courses (12 credits) in their approved undergraduate degree plans. Special requests to substitute these courses will be considered by the Business, Management and Leadership program chair.

Opening Courses (6 credits):

  • Leadership & Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
  • Strategic Perspectives of Global Management (3 credits)

Two Functional Courses (6 credits):

Enroll in two functional core courses from your track.

Management Track

  • Management Information Systems (3 credits)
  • Operations Management (3 credits)

International Business Track

  • Global Leadership Competencies (3 credits)
  • Global E-Commerce Strategies (3 credits)

Human Resource Management Track

  • Managing Human Capital (3 credits)
  • Performance Management and Total Rewards (3 credits)

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