Joint and Dual Degree // MBA with Master of International Development

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MBA/Master of International Development

Combining an MBA with a Master of International Development (MID) degree from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs opens many opportunities for a career in international finance, government financial regulation, or multinational corporations. Students with both degrees are highly marketable in the fields of international business and international economic policy.



Students pursuing the MBA/Master of International Development (MID) must fulfill a minimum of 39 credits of approved graduate-level coursework in order to receive both degrees of this dual-degree program.

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Courses: Year One, Fall (18 credits)

A solid foundation of organizational and strategic management principles.

Course Credits
BACC 2401 Financial Accounting 3
BECN 2401 Economic Analysis for Managerial Decision: Firms and Markets 3
BQOM 2401 Statistical Analysis: Uncertainty, Prediction, and Quality Improvement 3
BFIN 2409 Financial Management 1 1.5
BMKT 2409 Marketing Management 1.5
BOAH 2409 Organizational Behavior: Leadership and Group Effectiveness 1.5

Courses: Year One, Spring (18 credits)

A solid foundation of organizational and strategic management principles.

Course Credits
BQOM 2421 Decision Technologies in Manufacturing and Operations Management 1.5
BSEO 2401 Business Ethics and Social Performance 1.5
BSPP 2409 Strategic Management 1.5
BMIS 2409 Information Systems 1.5

Courses: Year Two (3 credits)

Real-world experience and management simulations.

Course Credits
BIND 2444 Management Simulation Capstone 3


Make an impact through non-academic activities. The MBA experience can be so much more and that’s entirely up to you. You will never be surrounded by so many talented and international individuals again.

Nupur Gupta

MBA '17

Katz has the perfect combination of small class sizes that foster a great learning environment while simultaneously having the perks of a larger program like access to working with great companies and professors.

Alexandra Sumkin

MBA '17