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University of Michigan School of Information


Master of Science in Information and Master of Business Administration

The School of Information and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business offer a dual degree program that enables qualified students to pursue concurrent coursework that leads to the Master of Science in Information (MSI) and the Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Students electing the MSI/MBA dual degree program can complete the degree requirements in three years of enrollment.

Students admitted to this dual degree program must satisfy the following requirements:

All requirements for the MSI plus UMSI electives totaling 32 SI credits, which includes:

  • Mastery course* (3 credits) or master’s thesis (6 credits)
  • UMSI Internship Program (6 credits)
  • Elective credits to reach 32 total SI credits

*Students should note that mastery courses have a series of prerequisite courses that must be taken in advance of the mastery course and require advanced planning

All requirements for the MBA totaling a minimum of 45 Business Administration Credits.

The total credit hours for the dual degree must be at least 77.

Applicants interested in the dual degree program must gain separate and independent admission to both the School of Information and the Business School.