Dual degrees

Earn two graduate degrees by combining your MBA with a highly specialized program. To qualify for the dual degree, you’ll need to apply separately to each program.


VCU Doctor of Pharmacy students have the unique opportunity to pursue an MBA simultaneously. This dual-degree program prepares you for pharmacy careers that encompass business theories and principles. By combining these programs, you can satisfy the requirements of both degrees in one year less than it takes to complete the two programs separately.

Program and degree requirements

MBA/Master in sport leadership

Prepare for leadership positions in the sports industry by combining the business teachings of an MBA program with industry-specific knowledge. This innovative degree is a joint program between VCU’s Center for Sport Leadership and the School of Business.

The MBA phase of the program incorporates a problem-based learning style, immersing you in collaborative projects and working situations that are commonplace in the business world. The master’s program in sports leadership emphasizes the growing complexity of the sport industry and provides a combination of classroom and practical experience.

Program and degree requirements

MBA/M.S. in information systems

Pair decision-making skills with technological know-how by completing two master’s-level degree programs simultaneously. The dual MBA/M.S. in information systems degree program allows you to share up to 12 credit hours of advanced coursework.

The dual degree may be pursued in the following format: