School of Business Classroom

Sequential Degrees

Earn an additional graduate degree from Hamline School of Business and broaden your career choices.

Our new sequential degree program enables an alumni who completed their master’s degree within the last five years to complete an additional master’s degree within the School of Business on an expedited timeframe (28-30 credits depending on the degree sought as opposed to the customary 48) and also receive our 10% alumni tuition discount.

For Master in Public Administration (MPA) and Master in Nonprofit Management (MNM) Alumni

Nonprofit Management (MNM) or Public Administration (MPA) degree (28 credits)—Students returning for an MPA or MNM degree complete 7 courses (6 core and 1 elective from the new field) in the new degree. A review of their previous transcript will determine which courses are required.

Business Administration (MBA) degree (32 credits)—Students returning to earn the MBA degree complete MBA modules 2, 3, 5 and 6 for a total of 32 credits. Students may choose to take additional MBA electives if they want more depth in a particular field.

For Master of Business Administration (MBA) Alumni

Nonprofit Management (MNM) degree (28 credits)—Students returning to earn an MNM degree take the following courses:

  • GPA 8002 Fundamentals of Nonprofit Management
  • GPA 8032 Financial Management for Nonprofits
  • GPA 8062 Law for Nonprofits
  • GPA 8110 Governance and Planning for Nonprofits
  • GPA 8362 Fundraising for Nonprofits
  • GPA 8070 Research Methods
  • GPA 8492 Capstone for Nonprofits

Public Administration (MPA) degree (28 credits)—Students returning to earn an MPA take the following courses:

  • GPA 8000 Foundations of Public Administration
  • GPA 8030 Public Fiscal Management
  • GPA 8040 Public Policy Analysis
  • GPA 8050 Public Sector Human Resources
  • GPA 8061 Administrative Law
  • GPA 8070 Research Methods
  • GPA 8490 Capstone for Government

*Above logistics are based on current program structure and are subject to change if programs are revised.

Get Started and Apply

HSB Alumni of the MBA, MPA, or MNM degree within the past 5 years applying for the sequential degree submit an application and the following materials:

  • Personal Statement
  • 2 new letters of reference (one HSB Hamline faculty or staff and one professional)
  • A current resume

After a review of these materials, the admissions committee may require additional items; students will be notified if more materials are needed.

Apply

Find out more about how you can go the distance and earn a sequential degree from Hamline School of Business by contacting our main office at hsb@hamline.edu or 651-523-2284.