Mendoza School of Business

MBA/MSBA Dual Degree

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Two Years. Two Degrees.

Students who pursue the STEM-designated MBA/M.S. in Business Analytics path will earn two degrees in two years from the Mendoza College of Business. These two degrees will prepare you for a wide range of careers in an increasingly data-fueled workplace.

Beginning in 2021, the Notre Dame MBA will have five STEM-designated majors, including the business analytics major. For those students who are interested in earning two degrees in two years, you will be able to learn the business analytics and leadership skills to prepare you to face today’s urgent business challenges and succeed in growing the good in business.

2 Years

Format & Location:
Full-time on the Notre Dame Campus

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Highlights: MBA/MSBA Student Experience

The MBA/MSBA is a rigorous, full-time program located on our iconic campus. Classes are small and develop into a close-knit community, forming relationships that last long after your graduation.

Hoop Dreams Do Come True

Through his internship with the Indiana Pacers, Peter Zanca ’20, took the first step toward realizing his dream of working in analytics with an NBA franchise. Read more about Peter's experience here.

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Interterm Intensives

Whether it’s a workshop-style class on specific capabilities or a deep dive into current business issues, Interterm courses offer an in-depth experience on the topics that matter. They'll hone your skills and shape your perspectives, strengthening your business acumen along the way.

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Capstone Experience

Through regular, immersive group work and the case study approach, you'll learn how data insights can be applied in real business situations. Among your classmates, you'll discover a shared passion for discovery and finding answers.

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Global Experiences

Global experiences are a vital part of business education today, and you'll have unique opportunities through the Two-Year MBA program to see the real world impact of business first hand.

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

From submitting your idea to investing in a technology already in the pipeline to securing an internship, there are a number of ways that MBA students can get involved in the groundbreaking work happening at the IDEA Center.

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Career Development

Our approach is designed to give you the tools and support you need to reach your goals. We leverage dedicated professionals, a robust career strategy process (involving both formal coursework and tailored one-to-one coaching), and a powerful suite of tools and resources.

A central component of your career development experience is our Career Leadership Course, which meets twice per week during Module #1 (your first seven weeks on campus).  The course serves as a strong foundation for your career development and consists of the following phases:


You will benefit from tailored, individual career coaching that works with your schedule — you schedule the meetings, drive the agenda and lead the conversations

Our coaches have industry experience, coaching training, and a deep commitment to understanding students. Our coaches help our students align with their values, leverage their strengths, and ignite their passion.

Travel with fellow students to the San Francisco Bay Area to talk business with companies like Salesforce, Cisco, Intel or Google; or to Wall Street in New York City to discuss investment banking or finance with City, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and more.

Interact with corporate representatives through hundreds of on-campus touch points each year; Plug into Notre Dame’s world-class alumni network; or, Engage with the IDEA Center at Innovation Park, where aspiring entrepreneurs, faculty, students and industry experts collaborate.

  • Abbott Nutrition
  • Amazon
  • American Airlines
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
  • Capital One
  • Cisco
  • Citi
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Discover Financial Services
  • Emerson
  • ExxonMobil
  • EY
  • FTI Consulting
  • General Electric
  • Huron Consulting
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Liberty Mutual
  • M&T Bank
  • McKinsey & Co.
  • Microsoft
  • Nationwide
  • Pacific Gas & Electric
  • PwC
  • Procter & Gamble
  • SAP
  • United Airlines
  • Whirlpool

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Student Life as a Dual Degree MBA Student

While you’re earning the MBA/MSBA Dual Degree and advancing your career, you’ll still have time to get the full Notre Dame student experience.

What You’ll Learn: MBA/MSBA Course of Study

Students who pursue the MBA/M.S. in Business Analytics Dual Degree will earn a master’s level understanding of business analytics and the skills to propel your career as a leader in today’s business world.

The MSBA curriculum provides a set of courses around tools and technologies and a set of courses around business analytics applications and skills. Additional coursework and immersions focus on the context of how analytics is used in business organizations.

During the MBA curriculum, you will participate in the leadership development sequence to prepare you to lead teams and organizations dedicated to growing the good in business. You will learn or refresh your fundamental business knowledge, and dive deep into a specialty with one of nine MBA majors.

If you choose to pursue this path, you will:

  • Start in summer 2022 with the One-Year MBA cohort.
  • In fall 2022, transition to the full-time M.S. in Business Analytics program and participate in the MBA leadership development sequence for the entire 2022-23 academic year.
  • In summer 2023, you will pursue a summer internship based on your career goals.
  • In fall 2023, you will rejoin the MBA cohort and graduate in spring 2024.

Signature Courses

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Students applying to the MBA/MSBA dual degree are required to have completed prerequisites in Financial Accounting and Statistics.

Application deadlines for the dual degree program are the same as traditional MBA deadlines.

RoundDeadlineVirtual Interview DatesDecision
Early DecisionSept. 21, 2021Sept. 29-30; Oct. 7-8, 15, 2021Oct. 29, 2021
1Nov. 2, 2021Nov. 16-18; Dec. 1-2, 2021Dec. 17, 2021
2Jan. 11, 2022Jan. 27-28; Feb. 1-3; 8-10; 23-25;
Mar. 10-11, 2022
Mar. 18, 2022
3Mar. 15, 2022Mar. 23-24, 30-31;
April 7, 19-21, 2022
Apr. 22, 2022
4May 3, 2022Upon RequestRolling
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  • Early Decision
    Early Decision candidates are expected to withdraw their candidacy from other schools, and will provide a non-refundable $4,000 deposit upon admission to Notre Dame.
  • International Applicants
    International candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by February 23 to allow time for VISA paperwork and processing.

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Tuition & Aid

The MBA/MSBA dual degree offers one of the best returns on your investment, aided by merit-based fellowships and the low cost of living for our beautiful suburban campus.

Tuition for MBA/MSBA dual degree for 2021-2022 academic year.

of tuition is covered for those named as Meyer Fellows.

of MBA/MSBA dual degree students are awarded a fellowship

of female fellowship recipients are Forte Fellows

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There are many opportunities to interact with MBA students and staff both on-campus and in your hometown. Our team is excited to meet you, share our passion for Notre Dame and be a resource as you go through the MBA selection process.


Throughout the year, our team and current students will offer informational webinars and Q&A sessions to help you understand our community and the opportunities the ND MBA offers from the comfort of your home. View past webinars and look for updated content during the year.

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