Barney School of Business

Dual MBA/MArch

This partnership between the Barney School of Business and the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) provides a broader focus for architecture professionals moving into management and leadership tracks.


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Dual MBA/MArch Program Page

The Barney School of Business and the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) have established a new partnership for graduate-level architecture students to pursue a dual degree in business administration and architecture. Earn both a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Architecture (MArch) at the same time. With just 24 courses and 88 credits, this unique program will open doors to your future in the architecture field.

Academic Requirements

There are three tracks available for this dual degree:

  • Track 1, 75 credit Dual degree (9 credit savings)
  • Track 2, 88 credit Dual degree (12 credit savings)
  • Track 3, 137 credit Dual degree (12 credit savings)

For more information, and to see a complete list of degree requirements, visit the Course Catalog.

MArch Curriculum

  • Architectural Studio I 
  • Advanced Building Systems
  • Advanced Urban Issues
  • Architectural Studio II
  • Advanced Structural Systems
  • Advanced Design Theory 
  • Advanced Site Planning
  • Architectural Studio III
  • Thesis Research
  • Advanced Building Economics
  • Master’s Thesis
  • Advanced Professional Practice

MBA Curriculum

  • Managerial Statistics and Analytics 
  • Economics for Managers 
  • Accounting for Decision Makers 
  • Corporate Financial Strategy and Valuation 
  • Organizational Leadership 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Managing Organizational Processes 
  • Business, Law, Compliance and Society 
  • Global Strategic Management 

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must apply and be accepted to the graduate programs of both schools to participate in this program.

Learn about applying to the Barney School of Business.

Learn about applying to the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture.

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