MBA & Systems Engineering
The Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering, in cooperation with the Lucas College of Business, offers a dual-degree graduate program during which students can earn two degrees: an MBA and a MS Engineering with a specialization in Systems Engineering.
The MBA/MS dual-degree program is delivered via a cohort model, specially designed for working professionals. Classes and program schedule are predetermined so all students start and graduate at the same time, catering to the interests and lifestyles of busy professionals in Silicon Valley.
The dual-degree classes are located at the Network Meeting Center (Techmart) in Santa Clara. Each course is eight weeks long, meets one night a week and two Saturday sessions per class. Classes are delivered year-round in three terms: spring, summer and fall. Students will graduate in three years, having acquired two master’s degrees upon completion of the program.
Students will graduate in three years, having acquired two master’s degrees upon completion of the program, i.e., a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Engineering.
- Top-Ranked Programs
SJSU’s engineering program consistently receives top rankings for master’s-level institutions by U.S. News & World Report.
- Flexible Schedule for Working Professional
Each three-unit class is eight-weeks long, with three-hour long meetings one evening per week and on two Saturday sessions.
Your Career Opportunities
Alumni can be found working at many Fortune 500 companies and global corporations including Cisco, HP, Apple, Adobe, Yahoo, IBM, Facebook, Google, etc.
Silicon Valley firms employ more graduates from SJSU than from any other university in the nation.
Applying to the Program
Prospective students interested in the dual-degree program are encouraged to complete a prequalification form so that a faculty advisor can review your background and make a determination about your suitability for the program.
- An applicant must have a degree equivalent to a four-year U.S. baccalaureate degree in the related field of engineering or other related fields.
- An applicant without a US baccalaureate degree must pass the TOEFL exam with a score of at least 550 paper based, 213 computer based, or 80 for the Internet-based test.
- Programs are now accepting a combined GMAT score of 550 or higher and also a score at the 50th percentile or higher in both the quantitative and verbal sections or a GRE scores of 151 in verbal reasoning and 152 in quantitative reasoning.
- GPA of B (3.0) or better.
- Reference Letters
For more information, please visit Engineering Graduate & Extended Studies website.