Dual Degree MSIST/MBA

The Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology / Master of Business Administration degree program is offered jointly by the Center for Information Systems and Technology and the Drucker School of Management, and was created for those individuals seeking to expand their knowledge in the fields of technology and management.

The dual degree option allows you to earn two degrees simultaneously from expert faculty in both areas. This program will provide you with an outstanding opportunity to increase your marketability and gain a distinct competitive advantage in the professional IS&T marketplace.


  • 19 courses, 76 units total
  • IS and management coursework can be taken simultaneously
  • Provides the full scope of coursework offered by both schools

Coursework Sample

MSIST Courses (28 Units) MBA Courses (48 Units)


IST 302: Databases and Big Data

IST 303: Software Development and Programming

IST 305: Management of Information Systems and Technology

Transdisciplinary Elective (1 course/4 units)


IST Core Course Descriptions


MGT360: Applied Operational Methods

MGT306: Quantitative Methods

MGT326A: Financial Accounting

MGT340: Strategy

MGT335: Corporate Finance

MGT325: Drucker Difference

MGT382: Macroeconomics

MGT321: Marketing Management

MGT345: Organizational Behavior

MGT Core Course Descriptions

IST Electives 12 Units (3 courses) MGT Electives 12 Units (3 courses)


Application Checklist: MSIST / MBA Dual Degree

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