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What will I learn?

The Marshall School of Business in conjunction with the Viterbi School of Engineering offers a dual degree program leading to the degrees of Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Systems Architecting and Engineering.

Program Requirements

This alternative requires at least 72 units and leads to both a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Systems Architecting and Engineering.

The total number of units required for the MBA portion of the program is at least 48.

Required business courses include all required courses in an MBA program and graduate business electives sufficient to bring the total units completed in the Marshall School of Business to at least 48.

Dual degree program students may not apply courses taken outside the USC Marshall School of Business to the MBA requirements.

The MBA and the MS degrees are awarded simultaneously upon completion of all program requirements.

Which department am I in?

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (At least 72 units)

Tuition fees
MBA: USD $62,140 for first year; USD $58,316 for second year; USD $57,256 /year for MS
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


University of Southern California

University Park Campus,



90089, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Bachelor degree earned at an institution recognized by the Ministry of Education.

For international students

Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a 4-year U.S. bachelor’s degree with a competitive GPA.

Applicants to master's programs who have attained an Internet Based TOEFL (iBT) score of 90, with no less than 20 on each sub-score; or an IELTS score of 6.5, with no less than 6 on each band score.

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