Walsh College

Dual Degree MBA / MSMKT


Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Marketing

Walsh College offers a dual degree program for students interested in pursuing both an MBA and MSMKT degree at the same time. The Walsh College Dual MBA/MSMKT degree consists of 21 courses for 60 semester credit hours. Upon successful completion of all require courses and graduation requirements, both degrees will be awarded.

The Dual MBA/MSMKT requires a minimum of 48 semester credit hours 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
  • Style
  • Organization and development

The graduate communication assessment may be taken at the Troy Campus Testing Center or the Novi Campus Library.  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.

Please refer to your admission packet for more information regarding the graduate communication assessment. 

 Gateway Courses
 COM 510 Communication and Success Strategies*
 ACC 510 Financial and Managerial Accounting*
*Graduate Gateway Courses: Both COM 510 and ACC 510 must be completed with a "B" (3.000) or higher to continue on in the Dual MBA/MSMKT program.
 Core Courses
 MGT 501 Management
 QM 520 Business Analytics 
 MKT 550 Marketing Fundamentals
 FIN 510 Financial Management 
 MKT 554 Marketing Management
 COM 515 Professional Communication
 MGT 565 Operations Management
 IT 520 Information Technology
 FIN 515 Financial Markets and Institutions
 BL 556 Business Law
 ECN 523 Global Economics
 MGT 670 Designing & Leading Competitive Organizations
 MGT 680 Strategic Management: Audit of an Organization
 MKT 560 Brand Management
 MKT 541 Public Relations Strategies
 MKT 542 Consumer Insights
 MKT 543 Creativity and Innovation
 MKT 551 Consumer Behavior
 MKT 588 Marketing Internship
 MKT 589 Consulting Project
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.

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.

View graduate admission requirements or contact the Admissions & Advising office to schedule an appointment:


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