Current Students

Eligibility

Students currently enrolled in UConn’s Full-time MBA, Part-time MBA, MSBAPM, MSFRM, or MSHRM programs can apply for the dual graduate business degree program. All other dual graduate business degree applicants are considered new applicants.

When to apply

Currently enrolled students are encouraged to apply sooner than later as they must be accepted into the second program before:

Current Program Must be admitted before
Full-time MBA End of first year
Part-time MBA 15 credits left to complete degree
MSBAPM (Full-time) End of first year
MSBAPM (Part-time) 15 credits left to complete degree
MSFRM (Full-time) End of second year
MSFRM (Part-time) 15 credits left to complete degree
MSHRM 15 credits left to complete degree

Students cannot apply for a dual degree after having graduated.

Students entering Full-time MBA or MSFRM must apply and be accepted for the cohort which only starts in the fall semester.

Students Requiring Student Visas

Students requiring student visas issued by the program:

  • cannot pursue a dual graduate business degree in a part-time format
  • cannot complete the first degree in December and wait until the next Fall to start with the program’s next cohort.

Please see your academic advisor.

Application

Starting your application

Applicants must fill out a new online application for the Dual Graduate Business Program.

Filling out your application

In the Enrollment section, indicate the:

  • program to which you are applying
  • dual degree program to which you are applying
  • MBA/MS program in which you are currently enrolled
  • term which you anticipate start (for questions, contact the program to which you are applying)

All fields (including essays and recommendations), unless otherwise indicated by the program, must be submitted even if they were already submitted in your application to your current program.

Submitting and completing your application

If you indicated that you are a currently a student in an applicable graduate business degree program, your application fee will be automatically waived.

You will not need to submit official test scores and official transcripts again, unless your information has changed since your application to your current program.

Decisions & Enrollment

Applications are reviewed independently by the program to which you are applying.A decision on your admission to the dual degree program will be issued by the second program to which you are applying, not the program in which you are currently enrolled.

Applicants to programs requiring deposits (Full-time MBA, MSBAPM, or MSFRM) may request a deposit waiver via the Dual Degree Deposit Waiver Form.