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

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John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation undergraduate students may apply to either the M.B.A. or M.S.A. program and maximize their educational experience.

In the B.B.A./Master of Business Administration or B.B.A./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. letter of intent will require authorization from your undergraduate advisor that you are eligible to enroll in graduate courses and that you will continue to make progress toward your undergraduate degree.
  • 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 M.B.A. program, but only accounting majors are permitted to apply to the M.S.A. program.
  • Students will not be permitted to delay their B.B.A. 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:

  • M.B.A. Class options: BUAD 6100, BUAD 6300, BUAD 6400, BUAD 6500, BUAD 6800.
  • M.S.A. Class options: BUAD 6200, BUAD 6300, BUAD 6400, BUAD 6500, BUAD 6800, ACCT 6130, ACCT 6190, ACCT 6250, ACCT 6600.

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: 5/18/23