Walsh Catalog 2021-2022

Walsh

Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership

Program Overview

Walsh offers a dual degree program for students interested in pursuing both an MBA and MSITL degree at the same time. The Walsh Dual MBA/MSITL degree consists of 18-19 courses for 54-57 semester credit hours. Upon successful completion of all required courses and graduation requirements, both degrees will be awarded.

The Dual MBA/MSITL degree requires a minimum of 42 semester credit hours of core and concentration credits in residence at Walsh.

Program Requirements

Online Course Orientation
The free and no credit Moodle orientation (MDL*001*R1) is mandatory for all students. MDL*001*R1 must be taken prior to the start of the first course.

Dual MBA/MSITL Foundation Course

MGT 502FOUNDATIONS FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS

3

Dual MBA/MSITL Core

ACC 510FINANCIAL AND MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

3

BL 556BUSINESS LAW

3

COM 510LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION

3

ECN 600FOUNDATIONS OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

3

FIN 500PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE

3

IT 505GOVERNANCE, RISK & COMPLIANCE

3

IT 520INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

3

IT 551PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS

3

IT 599CAPSTONE

3

MGT 600ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND LEADERSHIP

3

MGT 601DESIGN THINKING

3

MGT 621LEADING DEI CHANGE IN ORGANIZATIONS

3

MKT 550MARKETING FUNDAMENTALS

3

QM 520BUSINESS ANALYTICS

3

Concentrations – Select One

Executive Leadership

IT 565FUNDAMENTALS OF CYBERSECURITY

3

IT 566SECURITY PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

3

IT 567BUSINESS CONTINUITY, RESILIENCE, AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT

3

IT 575NETWORK AND ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE

3

Global Project and Program Management

IT 552PROJECT PROGRAM AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

3

IT 553PRODUCT PROGRAM AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

3

IT 554AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT

3

IT 555GLOBAL PROJECT LEADERSHIP

3

Dual MBA/MSITL Additional Electives (if needed)

Choose from the approved MSITL electives listed above.

Fast Track Option

Walsh Fast Track allows Master of Business Administration students the ability to complete a maximum of four doctoral-level courses as part of their master's degree requirements. Doctoral level courses successfully completed with a grade of “B” (3.000) or higher will be considered for advanced standing credit in the Doctor of Business Administration degree. A student must be in good standing to pursue the Fast Track program.  Completion of  doctoral level courses does not guarantee admission to doctoral level programs. 

The following doctoral level courses can be taken to replace master's level courses:

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DOCTOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
ACC 510 ACC 732
COM 510 COM 765
ECN 600 ECN 724
MKT 550  MKT 743

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete the prescribed requirements to graduate with a master’s degree from Walsh.

  • Complete the program of study within a period of 60 calendar months (five years) from the initial date of course enrollment (as designated by the first semester attended on the student’s Walsh transcript). Extensions to this time requirement will only be granted upon review of the request by the chief academic officer or designee.
  • Students are limited to no more than 6 semester credit hours of courses in directed study, practicum and/or internships.
  • Earn a minimum 54 graduate semester credit hours, which may include up to a maximum of 12 semester credit hours of advanced standing, therefore requiring 42 semester credit hours of core and concentration credits in residence in the MBA/MSITL program.
  • Earn a grade of “C” (2.000) or better in each course counted towards graduation.
  • Achieve a cumulative grade point average of “B” (3.000) or better within the degree requirements at Walsh.
  • Students preparing for graduation must file an official Application for Graduation Form with the Records and Registration office. Students can make an appointment with an academic advisor to review graduation requirements.
  • Students can view their degree completion progress any time by logging into Self-Service for Students through the portal and clicking on “My Progress.”