5 Year (4+1) MBA Degree Program
Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree and MBA in Just Five Years
GMercyU’s 4+1 MBA program will develop the undergraduate- and graduate-level skills you need for a successful career in business. In just five years you can get your bachelor’s degree in any of GMercyU’s business majors, along with your MBA. As a senior business major, you will take graduate level courses – as part of your undergraduate tuition – that will prepare you for your fifth year where you will complete your MBA degree.
The GMercyU Difference
Discover what sets GMercyU’s 4+1 MBA degree a part from other MBA programs in PA.
As a 4+1 Master of Business Administration student, you’ll be able to polish your business skills while working with other students and faculty who will challenge you and prepare you for the business world. Other benefits include:
- Work with faculty members who have professional business experience
- Take 12 graduate level credits as a senior as part of you undergraduate tuition
- Put yourself on a faster path to your graduate degree in business
- Stay on campus while earning your MBA
- Skip the need to take a graduate entrance exam, such as the GRE
With GMercyU’s 4+1 MBA program, you can earn a bachelor’s degree in business and an MBA in just 5 years. Do the math!
- 4+1 = 2 Degrees
- 4+1 = 95% Employment rate for U.S. grads with an MBA*
- 4+1 = $90k Median salary for grads with an MBA*
- 4+1 = 150 Accounting majors can satisfy the 150 credit-hour requirement toward earning your CPA
*2013 Graduate Management Admissions Council Report
Increase the value of your degree by adding an undergraduate minor. GMercyU offers a wide variety of minors so you can choose the one that best meets your personal and professional goals.
Once you’ve completed your business bachelor’s degree requirements, you will complete the following 4 +1 MBA program courses. The first four courses below will be completed during your senior year as part of your undergraduate tuition.
Core Courses – 21 credits
|MBA 610||Strategic Management|
|MBA 620||Accounting for Decision Makers|
|MBA 630||Marketing Planning|
|MBA 640||Managing Business Operations|
|MBA 600||Ethical Decision Making and Corporate Social Responsibility|
|MBA 650||Managerial Finance|
|MBA 660||Capstone Business Plan|
Select one of the following options:
Strategic Management and Leadership Option – 9 credits
|MBA 700||Organizational Theory & Design|
|MBA 710||Global Management|
|MBA 720||Managing Human Capital|
Health Care Administration – 9 credits
|MBA 730||Health Care Budgeting, Planning and Finance|
|MBA 740||Managing Health Care Delivery Systems|
|MBA 750||Health Care Information Systems|
Sustainability Management – 9 credits
|MBA 770||Sustainability Marketing|
|MBA 780||Sustainability and Supply Chain Management|
A minimum of 125 credits are required for the bachelor’s degree in business. An additional 30-credits are necessary to complete the 4+1 MBA degree.
To review course descriptions, please refer to the graduate catalog (PDF).