• School of Business

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    School of Business
    651-523-2284
    hsb@hamline.edu

    Hamline Campus
    1536 Hewitt Ave.
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    Minneapolis Center
    1600 Utica Ave. S.
    St. Louis Park, MN

    Amir Sabbagh
    Graduate Admissions Counselor
    651-523-2548
    asabbagh01@hamline.edu
      
    MS-A1740
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55104-1284

  • MBA-Public Administration Dual Degree Program


    The Hamline University Dual Degree Program in Business Administration and Public Administration allows you to save time and money while completing two graduate degree programs: Master in Business Administration and Master in Public Administration

    The Dual Degree Program in Business Administration and Public Administration helps working professionals develop the core competencies they need to succeed and lead in today's diverse government and business environments.

    If you are interested in two masters degrees, many students find the sequential degree a better option.  For more information, visit the Sequential Degrees page.

     
    Who is the Program for?

    The Dual Degree Program in Business Administration and Public Administration is for professionals interested in understanding the intersections of the government and business sectors.
     
    Program Requirements

    Students in the program complete 9 Public Administration core courses and 24 credits of MBA courses across four semesters.  Coursework is completed with an additional 12 elective credits that can come from MBA or Public Administration courses.   

    MPA Courses:

    • Fundamentals of Public Administration
    • Professional Ethics
    • Organizational Theory & Behavior
    • Public Fiscal Management
    • Public Policy Analysis
    • Human Resource Management
    • Administrative Law & Processes
    • Research Methods
    • Capstone Government

    MBA Courses: 

         Module 2 

    • Financial Accounting
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Managerial Economics
         Module 3
    • Managerial Finance
    • Marketing Management
    • Managing the Global Marketplace
         Module 5
    • Strategic Financial Analysis
    • Strategic Management & Capstone/Field Study Part I
         Module 6
    • Strategic Management & Capstone/Field Study Part II

    Additional Program Requirements: 

    • Students will need to have an undergraduate course in economics and statistics or complete pre-requisites before starting the MBA portion of the program.  The economics requirement will need to be completed before taking Public Fiscal Management.
    • For students with limited government and/or business sector experience: Completion of an Internship (GPA 8494).

    Curriculum

    The program curriculum provides students an understanding of political and legal institutions and processes; economic and social organizations and processes; critical and reflective analysis; global awareness; quantitative reasoning and analysis; strategic planning; ethical and moral dilemmas in both government and business sectors.  

    More Information

    If have questions or need additional information, you may contact the Hamline University Office of Graduate Admissions at 651-523-2900 or gradprog@hamline.edu.