What will I learn?

The linked B.S./M.B.A. program is designed for well qualified non-business undergraduate ODU students to start their M.B.A. program prior to completing their undergraduate degree. Well qualified non-business undergraduate students will be able to start taking M.B.A.-level courses as early as three semesters prior to graduation and count up to 12 graduate credits toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree. Students in the linked program must earn a minimum of 150 credit hours (120 for the undergraduate degree and 30 for the graduate degree). Students interested in pursuing the linked program should carefully plan their undergraduate course of study considering the requirements of the program.

Which department am I in?

Darden College of Education and Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (150 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$31,700.00 per year
USD $31,700 for Bachelor Degree; USD $25,600 for Master Degree
Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

20 December 2021, 7 January 2022


Darden College of Education and Professional Studies

4301 Hampton Boulevard,



23529, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have an all prior Secondary/High School or College/University transcripts along with Diploma or Leaving Certificate.

For international students

Traditional freshman applicants are typically under the age of 21 and currently enrolled in high school or have graduated from high school within the past two years and have not attended any regionally accredited college or university (not to include dual enrollment).

English proficiency test scores: TOEFL of 79 (550 paper based); IELTS overall band of 6.5; PTE score of 53; new SAT Reading Test of 26 or SAT Critical Reading of 480; GRE Verbal Reasoning of 152; GCSE or GCE “O” level pass in English language; CPE grade of A, B, or C.

Fall: Early Action (Non-Binding) Dec. 1; Regular - Feb. 15

Spring Regular - Oct. 1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.