Walsh Catalog 2021-2022

Walsh

Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Management

Program Overview

Walsh offers a dual degree program for students interested in pursuing both an MBA and MSM degree at the same time. The Dual MBA/MSM degree consists of 15-17 courses for 45-51 semester credit hours. Upon successful completion of all required courses and graduation requirements, both degrees will be awarded.

The Dual MBA/MSM degree requires a minimum of 33 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/MSM Foundation Course

MGT 502FOUNDATIONS FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS

3

Dual MBA/MSM Core Courses

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 520INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

3

MGT 600ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND LEADERSHIP

3

MGT 601DESIGN THINKING

3

MGT 604LEADING ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE

3

MGT 621LEADING DEI CHANGE IN ORGANIZATIONS

3

MGT 685STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF THE ENTERPRISE

3

MKT 550MARKETING FUNDAMENTALS

3

QM 520BUSINESS ANALYTICS

3

Concentrations - Select One:

Human Resource Management

MGT 555GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 558MANAGING EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING

3

MGT 562STRATEGIC GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

3

Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship

MGT 540STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR BUSINESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS

3

MGT 555GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

3

Strategic Leadership

MGT 546ORGANIZATIONS AS COMPLEX ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS

3

MGT 547STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN, STRUCTURAL, AND RELATIONSHIP CAPITAL

3

MGT 548STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION

3

General Management

Choose 3 courses from the approved MSM electives listed below.

MGT 540STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR BUSINESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS

3

MGT 546ORGANIZATIONS AS COMPLEX ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS

3

MGT 547STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN, STRUCTURAL, AND RELATIONSHIP CAPITAL

3

MGT 548STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION

3

MGT 555GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 558MANAGING EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING

3

MGT 562STRATEGIC GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

3

Dual MBA/MSM Additional Electives (if needed)

Choose from the approved MSM 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 45 graduate semester credit hours, which may include up to a maximum of 12 semester credit hours of advanced standing, therefore requiring 33 semester credit hours of core and concentration credits in residence in the MBA/MSM 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.”