B.A. or B.S. + M.B.A. Five-Year Program

Drawing on the strengths of both the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Business Administration, Stetson University offers a five-year joint program leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences and the Master of Business Administration degrees. This rigorous plan allows students to complete all requirements for a major in the liberal arts and sciences, including a broad background in General Education and study in depth in a major, including completion of a senior project. It then supports students in making a seamless transition into a highly regarded M.B.A. program that is fully accredited by the Association for Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).


  1. An undergraduate degree in any Arts and Sciences major, meeting all requirements in General Education and for the major, and including these six courses for General Education, minor, or elective credit.
    ECON 103SEssentials of Economics I1
    STAT 301QBusiness Statistics1
    ACCT 201Fundamentals of Accounting1
    SOBA 201Fundamentals of Financial Analysis1
    SOBA 202Fundamentals of Organizations and Markets1
    SOBA 203Fundamentals of Marketing and Technology1
    Total Units6

    Students wanting a stronger background in Economics may take Macroeconomics and Microeconomics.


    Students wanting a stronger background in Accounting may take ACCT 201 and ACCT 202.

  2. A fifth year of study (36 graduate credits) leading to the M.B.A.
    Upon submitting acceptable scores for the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (if applicable) and a degree in one of the College’s disciplines with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average for undergraduate work, students will be fully admitted to the fifth year of study in graduate courses leading to the M.B.A. degree. The program requires 36 graduate credits, which students should plan to take over one summer, a fall, and a spring semester.
    SOBA 506Foundations of Business Analytics3
    SOBA 507Foundations of Accounting and Finance3
    BSAN 591Technology for Business Transformation3
    MGMT 519Organizational Theory and Behavior3
    FINA 511Advanced Financial Management3
    BSAN 508Managerial Decision Analytics3
    ACCT 523Financial & Mgrl Acct for Mgrs3
    MKTG 516Marketing Decision Making3
    MGMT 595Strategic Management3
    Graduate Business Electives - (three graduate courses in the SoBA)9
    Total Units36