Louisiana State University's Ourso College of Business (LSU - Ourso) has announced that it launching a dual-degree MBA/BS in Industrial Engineering, in partnership with the university's College of Engineering.
According to the business school, the degree combination will open up new opportunities for engineering students. “Pursuing an MBA will help engineering undergraduate students gain a theoretical and pragmatic view of business through our core curriculum, and it will also create opportunities to enhance their professional and career development,” says Dana Hart, LSU - Ourso's MBA program interim director.
The total length of the joint-degree program will be five years, rather than the six years it would take to complete the programs separately.
Engineering students will be able to apply for the MBA program during their junior year. To apply for the MBA program, a GMAT score will be required.
For more information, please see the LSU - Ourso press release announcing the launch of the MBA/BS in Industrial Engineering program.
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