John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation

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Neff College of Business and Innovation undergraduate students may apply to either the MBA or MSA program and maximize their educational experience.


In the BBA/Master of Business Administration or BBA/Master of Science in Accountancy pipeline programs:

  • Students may apply to take up to three (nine credit hours) 6000 level graduate classes in their senior year and only pay undergraduate tuition.
  • The 6000-level coursework completed may apply to both your undergraduate AND graduate degrees.
  • Students must have approval from their undergraduate advisor, graduate advisor, and a minimum GPA of 3.0 (including transfer grades) to apply.
  • You are not required to take all three classes available; students may take just one or two courses.
  • Students should apply in their junior year so that they can be admitted in time to add graduate courses to their schedule for Fall registration when it opens
  • Undergraduate students of any business major can apply to the MBA program, but only accounting majors are permitted to apply to the MSA program.
  • Students will not be permitted to delay their BBA graduation to participate in the pipeline programs.
  • Enrolling in the pipeline program will give you a head start on your master's degree and enable you to complete it in a shorter amount of time.

Class options for the MBA and MSA Pipeline Programs include:

  • MBA Class options: BUAD 6100, BUAD 6300, BUAD 6400, BUAD 6500, BUAD 6800.
  • MSA Class options: BUAD 6200, BUAD 6300, BUAD 6400, BUAD 6500, BUAD 6800, ACCT 6130, ACCT 6190, ACCT 6250, OSCM 6250.

If getting a head start on your master's degree while also pursuing your undergraduate degree sounds like something you would be interested in, contact to gain additional information.

Last Updated: 6/15/21