Quickly Earn Your Bachelor’s and Master’s

  • UM-Flint’s Business (BBA/MBA) program is designed for our undergraduate students who want to pursue a Master of Business Administration early in their education. Our BBA/MBA joint curriculum allows admitted students to earn undergraduate and graduate credits simultaneously, counting toward both degree requirements. This bridging program is designed to allow students to move to study for a PhD or to start their future careers swiftly.
  • Students should apply in their undergraduate studies’ junior or senior year. Upon completing their BBA, they will receive that degree and immediately move on to graduate studies, receiving their MBA upon completing the 24 remaining credits.

Why Earn Your Master of Business Administration at UM-Flint?

Multiple Program Formats

UM-Flint’s Master of Business Administration program is offered in multiple convenient formats that can accommodate diverse student needs. According to your schedule and preference, you may choose to earn your MBA degree online asynchronously, mix in synchronous online courses, or attend classes on campus.

Accreditation and Recognition

The UM-Flint MBA program is accredited by AACSB International, the highest accrediting body for business schools worldwide. Only 5% of business schools are accredited by AACSB. In accordance with AACSB, the University of Michigan-Flint subscribes to the highest standards in management education. We prepare students to contribute to their organizations, the larger society and to grow personally and professionally throughout their careers.

Research Opportunities

As an MBA student at UM-Flint, you have access to unique opportunities that allow you to apply classroom theory in your current employment or new career opportunities. Our MBA students work to apply research toward innovative product development, audience reach, improved efficiencies, and resolving problems through out-of-the-box thinking.

Academic Advising

At UM-Flint, we want our students to feel supported on their educational journey. Our academic advisors are dedicated to helping you through your time in the joint BBA/MBA program. If you have questions about the MBA admissions process, please contact the Office of Graduate Programs.

What Can You Do with a Master of Business Administration Degree?

You can become a competitive candidate in the job market by earning an MBA degree. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, MBA graduates are qualified for many high-paying careers, such as:

  • Accountants and Auditor
  • Financial Analyst 
  • Financial Manager 
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Management Analyst 
  • Marketing Manager 
  • Medical and Health Services Manager

Admission Requirements

  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all business courses is required for acceptance into the BBA/MBA program. The student interested in the BBA/MBA program should apply in the junior year. 
  • A full list of the classes and curriculum can be found here.

Applying to the Joint BBA/MBA Program

Submit an online application below to be considered for admission to the MBA program. Other materials can be emailed to [email protected] or delivered to the Office of Graduate Programs, 251 Thompson Library.

  • Application for Graduate Admission
  • $55 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. The Office of Graduate Programs will pull transcripts for University of Michigan-Flint students. Transcripts from other institutions must be sent directly to the school. 
  • One letter of recommendation from a UM-Flint faculty member 
  • Statement of Purpose: include information on why you are interested in the MBA program, pertinent background information, and long-term goals.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester Early Deadline: May 1*
  • Fall Semester Final Deadline: August 1
  • Winter Semester: December 1
  • Summer Semester: April 1

*You must have a complete application by the early May 1 deadline to guarantee application eligibility for scholarships, grants, and research assistantships.