Combining the strengths of two distinct disciplines, dual degree MBA programs offer a unique opportunity for students to broaden their horizons and maximize their potential by earning two degrees simultaneously.
From dual MBA programs that combine business with technology, finance, healthcare or sustainability, to those that bridge cultures and continents through international partnerships, the possibilities are boundless.
By combining two distinct disciplines, dual MBA programs provide students with a comprehensive skillset that bridges the gap between different fields. Through integrating diverse perspectives, students develop a broader understanding of complex business challenges and learn to approach problems from multiple angles.
Employers value professionals who possess a diverse skill set and can navigate multiple domains. Dual MBA graduates often stand out in the job market due to their ability to bridge the gap between various industries and functions.
Below, we explore ten business schools offering the best pathways available, highlighting the diverse learning experiences and perspectives that dual MBA programs offer.
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is renowned for its prestigious MBA program and offers a range of highly regarded dual degree programs. These include the MBA/MA Lauder Joint Degree in International Studies, and the joint MBA/JD Degree with Penn Law School. There is also a Joint Design MBA with Wharton and Penn Stuart Weitzman School of Design, among many other options.View School Profile
Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) offers a range of prestigious MBA dual degree programs, providing students with the opportunity to combine their MBA with another specialized degree. The options include the MBA/Master of Science in Computer Science (MBA/MSCS) with the Stanford School of Engineering, and the MBA/MA Education dual degree program is a collaboration with the Stanford Graduate School of Education.View School Profile
Harvard’s dual degrees provide access to the vast resources and networks of both HBS and the partner graduate schools. The MBA/MPP combines the MBA with a Master in Public Policy degree from the Harvard Kennedy School, while the MBA/Master of Public Health This melds the MBA with a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.View School Profile
The Oxford 1+1 MBA allows students to combine a one-year specialized master's degree from one of the University's partner departments with a one-year full-time MBA program from Oxford's Saïd Business School. After completing the master’s degree -- in either public policy, computer science, international health or environmental change -- students proceed to the one-year full-time MBA program at the Saïd Business School.View School Profile
At Yale School of Management, students can pursue an MBA in combination with a degree from Yale Law School, Yale School of Medicine, Yale School of the Environment, Yale School of Architecture, or another of Yale’s graduate programs. There’s also the MBA/Master's Degree in Asset Management and MBA/MFA with Yale School of Drama.View School Profile
Spain’s IE Business School offers a wide range of dual degrees in science, technology and data. They enable students to combine the school’s highly regarded International MBA Program with a Masters in Business Analytics and Big Data, or a Masters in Computer Sciences and Business Technology, as well as a Master in Digital Business and Innovation. Additional dual degrees are in the fields of marketing, communications and sales, among other subjects.View School Profile
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business offers several dual MBA programs in collaboration with other University departments. They include the MBA/Master of Arts in Eastern European and Russian Eurasian Studies, and the MBA/Master of Arts in Social Work, Social Policy and Social Administration from the Crown Family School.View School Profile
HEC Paris is among the best business schools in Europe, and offers various dual degree options, including the MBA/MPA at Sciences Po, a top French research university. It also runs a dual MBA/LLM with Georgetown University Law Center in the US, as well as a joint MBA degree with Universidad Torcuato di Tella in Argentina.View School Profile
The Sloan School of Management offers several dual MBA programs in collaboration with other renowned institutions and departments at MIT. Students can earn an MBA/MS from Sloan and MIT’s School of Engineering, through the MIT Leaders for Global Operations. Also, the MIT Department of Urban Studies (DUSP) offers a dual-degree program with Sloan, allowing students to pursue an MBA and a master in city planning.View School Profile
The MMM (Master of Management and Manufacturing) program at the Kellogg School of Management is a unique dual-degree program offered in collaboration with Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering. Students simultaneously pursue an MBA degree from Kellogg and an M.S. in Design Innovation or an M.S. in Engineering degree from McCormick.View School Profile