Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership
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Walsh College offers a dual degree program for students interested in pursuing both an MBA and MSITL degree at the same time. The Walsh College Dual MBA/MSITL degree consists of 20 courses for 60 semester credit hours. Upon successful completion of all required courses and graduation requirements, both degrees will be awarded.
The Dual MBA/MSITL degree requires a minimum of 48 semester credit hours of core and concentration credits in residence at Walsh College.
Graduate Communication Assessment
The graduate communication assessment must be taken prior to your first COM 510 Communication and Success Strategies class session. There is no fee associated with this assessment.
The graduate communication assessment is a tool designed to measure written communication skills. Students will select from two topic essays, appropriate for graduate students, which will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Grammar and mechanics
- Organization and development
The graduate communication assessment may be taken at the Troy Campus Testing Center, the Novi Campus Library, or an approved external testing site. An appointment is required.
Appointments made be scheduled at the Troy Campus Testing Center using this link: https://www-secure.walshcollege.edu/Test_Scheduling/. For the Novi Campus, please contact the Administrative Office at 248-349-5454 to schedule an appointment to take the assessment at the Novi Library. Proctors and locations external to Walsh College must be pre-approved by the Walsh College Testing Center. Click here for additional information and guidelines for securing an out-of-area proctor.
Please refer to your admission packet for more information regarding the graduate communication assessment.
Dual MBA/MSITL Program Core
| Gateway Courses
| ACC 508
||Introduction to Accounting*
| COM 510
|*Graduate Gateway Courses: Both ACC 508 and COM 510 must be completed with a "B" (3.000) or higher to continue on in the Dual MBA/MSITL program.
| Core Courses
| ECN 523
| FIN 510
| FIN 515
||Financial Markets and Institutions
| IT 504
||Integrated Systems Thinking
| IT 505
||Governance, Risk and Compliance
| IT 520
| IT 551
||Project Management Fundamentals
| IT 577
||Management of Emerging Technologies
| MGT 501
| MGT 565
| MGT 670
||Designing & Leading Competitive Organizations
| MGT 680
||Strategic Management: Audit of an Organization
| MKT 550
| MKT 555
||Marketing Application and Metrics
|A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.000 must be earned while in residence. All other courses must be completed with a "C" (2.000) or higher.
Dual MBA/MSITL Concentrations - Select One
All students must complete a minimum of two courses in a selected concentration. The following concentrations are available. Students must meet course prerequisites.
Chief Security Officer (CSO)
The CSO concentration prepares students to lead an organization in the establishment of a secure infrastructure incorporate technology tools, policies, and strategies.
| Chief Security Officer (CSO)
| IT 565
||Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
| IT 566
||Security Program Management
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
The CIO concentration prepares students to lead an organization's technology strategy.
| Chief Information Officer (CIO)
| IT 575
||Network and Enterprise Architecture
| IT 576
||Data and Decision Making
Project Management Office (PMO)
The PMO concentration prepares students to lead in determining the organization' project, product, and portfolio management.
| Project Management Office (PMO)
| IT 552
||Project Program and Portfolio Management
| IT 553
||Product Program and Portfolio Management
No GMAT Required
We evaluate your application in a careful review of what you have accomplished since graduating from college, together with your academic record in your other degree programs. Those are much better indicators of your success as an MBA student than a formal test score.
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