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MBA with Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Option

The EIU Master of Science Dual Degree Program offers graduate students an opportunity to obtain degrees in both the Master of Science in Sustainable Energy and Master of Business Administration (MBA) concurrently.

This dual degree program provides students the opportunity to obtain degrees in both the Master of Business Administration (Applied Management Option) and Master of Science in Sustainable Energy. This allows candidates to develop advanced knowledge and skills in leadership, management, and business functions and that complement that expertise with leadership and management skills in the energy industry. 

The Dual Degree program enables students to obtain two graduate degrees at the same time which creates a more marketable resume.

While individually the MBA program requires 33 credit hours and the MS in Sustainable Energy 36 credit hours for completion, being accepted and completing both programs as a Dual Degree student allows students to share 12 credit hours between the two programs.   Thus, rather than completing 69 credits for both degrees, the Dual Degree Option is the completion of 57 credits for both degrees when taken concurrently.

Students can be enrolled part-time or full-time for these programs.  Many classes are offered in the evening or late afternoon.

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MBA (Applied Management Option) and MS in Cybersecurity Dual Degree (online with limited on-campus requirement)

The MBA degree is partnered with the MS in Cybersecurity degree program from EIU's School of Technology.  MBA 5670, MIS 4850, and MIS 4860 are required courses for the MS in Cybersecurity AND the MBA program (as core class and two electives) receiving shared credit for both degrees.  This turns two degree programs with 33 and 32 credit hours each into the ability to earn both degrees with a total of 56 credit hours (instead of 65!).  More information about the MS in Cybersecurity and our partnership can be found in the press release of October 13, 2016: "Designed with the Working Professional in Mind: EIU to Offer Graduate Program in Cybersecurity Beginning in Fall 2017".