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Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Science - Management Information Systems

Overview

Duration

3 to 3.5 years

(full time)

Required Credits

54

Location

UNLV campus

5 Reasons to get a Dual MBA/MS in Management Information Systems Degree at UNLV

  • Top-ranked MBA program. U.S. News and World Report rank the part-time LEE MBA #85.
  • Allows students to develop integrated business and technology skills.
  • Engage with experts in research in business and technology.
  • Double your networking opportunities by working with faculty, professionals, and fellow students in two separate fields.
  • Dual specialty gives you an edge over the competition in the job market.

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A Dual Degree that Brings Business and Technology Together

Management Information Systems professionals are critical to the current business environment. A dual degree in Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS MIS) allows students to combine business with technology to meet the demands of current workplace.

Admission Process

The dual master in MBA/MS MIS program is open to graduates from all undergraduate disciplines. You must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States or proof of equivalent training at an international college or university. Applicants would submit one application and pay one application fee. Your application will be reviewed by both the MIS and LEE MBA departments for admission consideration.

Program Structure

The dual MBA/MS MIS degree is a 54-hour program in which students take 24 credits in Management Information System and 30 credits in Business Administration. Students receive two degrees: an MBA and a Master of Science in Management Information Systems. Full-time students typically receive their degree within two and half to three years, while part-time students average between three and five and a half years.

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Norman Roland in a suit and tie.

"Immediately after receiving my dual master's degrees, I received a substantial raise from my employer to match ‘market demand,’ and within six months, I landed my dream job—and location—on the other side of the country! The value of this program simply cannot be overstated."

Norman Roldan
Graduate '18
Dual MBA/MS MIS degree recipient

Application Deadlines

Fall Term:
May 1 – for international applicants
July 15 – for domestic or permanent residence applicants

Spring Term:
October 1 – for international applicants
November 15 – for domestic or permanent resident applicants

Summer Term:
March 1 – for international applicants
April 1 – for domestic or permanent resident applicants

Faculty

The dual MBA/MS MIS degree program consists of faculty from the Lee Business School. These faculty are world-recognized experts in numerous business sectors, publish in top- tier internationally recognized academic journals, and are engaged in the business community.

More Skills Means More Career Opportunities

Achieving mastery within two disciplines is an excellent way to differentiate yourself from the competition. As a dual-graduate-degree holder, you'll demonstrate to future employers just how disciplined you are as an employee and how serious you are about your career.

Career Options

With your dual MBA/MS MIS degree, you'll have the knowledge and skills to succeed in a variety of roles, including:

  • Business analyst
  • Systems analyst
  • Security analyst
  • Information technology manager
  • Project manager
  • Systems administrator
  • Chief technology officer

Program Advisors

Lee Business School
Management Information Systems
Han-fen Hu
702-895-3796
han-fen.hu@unlv.edu

Lee Business School
MBA Programs
Anjala Krishen
702-895-3591
anjala.krishen@unlv.edu