Joint MPP/MBA Accelerated Degree Program

The MPP/MBA Accelerated Degree Program enables Mills students to complete the 3-year MPP/MBA program with two years of graduate study by taking some courses as part of their undergraduate degree.

Students who complete 8-11 required courses as part of their undergraduate degree can complete the MPP/MBA in two years of graduate study. The joint MPP/MBA degree requires at least 12 courses (36 credits) be taken during the graduate part of the Accelerated Degree Program.

MPP/MBA course requirements that can be met as part of the undergraduate degree are:

MPP/MBA Required Course Undergraduate Equivalent
MGMT 209 Economics for Managers ECON 100 Microeconomic Theory and ECON 101 Macroeconomic Theory
MGMT 214 Financial Accounting MGMT 073 Financial Accounting
MGMT 215 Managerial Accounting MGMT 115 Managerial Accounting
MGMT 216 Corporate Finance ECON 116 Corporate Finance
MGMT 230 Marketing Management MGMT 130 Marketing Management
MGMT 263 Quantitative Methods ECON 081 Introduction to Statistics and ECON 164 Econometrics and Business Forecasting
MGMT 279 Applied Economic Analysis ECON 101 Macroeconomic Theory and ECON 136 Managerial Economics
PPOL 200 Methods of Policy Analysis PPOL 100 Methods of Policy Analysis
PPOL 210 Policy and Economic Analysis PPOL 015 Introduction to Policy: Identifying and Solving Public Problems
PPOL 241 Law and Public Policy PPOL 141 Law and Public Policy or SOSC 093 or GOVT 093
Ethics requirement PPOL 139 Ethical Reasoning in Politics and Public Policy, or PHIL 062 Ethics or GOVT 139

Students who have completed fewer than eight of the MPP/MBA requirements as part of their undergraduate degree can pursue the MPP/MBA by taking more courses as part of the graduate program.

All MPP/MBA students complete the following courses as graduate students:

MGMT 226Management Information Systems3
MGMT 232Operations Management3
PPOL 220Organizational Efficacy3
PPOL 221Political Efficacy3
PPOL 227Local and Community Policy Making, Planning, and Management3
PPOL 230Integrative Core I: Application/Integration of Policy Analysis Frameworks3
PPOL 231Integrative Core II: Application/Integration of Policy Analysis Frameworks3
MGMT/PPOL 292Business, Policy, and Society3-4