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Dual Degrees

Dual degree programs are designed for students who want to cultivate a unique and marketable skill set for the next economy. By pursuing two degrees simultaneously, you can optimize the resources you are investing in your education—both time and money—and reduce your degree requirements by as many as 10 courses.

Dual degrees typically require three to four years of full-time study or five years of part-time study.

Admission requirements

Candidates for a dual degree program must complete two separate applications, one for each program, and be accepted by each program. Current LSAT scores are required for admission to IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Contact IIT Graduate Admission via phone at 312.567.3020 or via email at admission@stuart.iit.edu for additional information, and review the application checklist online.

Dual Degree Programs

M.B.A./M.P.A.
M.B.A./M.S. (Choose from M.S. EMS, M.S. Finance, M.S. MAC)

With IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

M.B.A./J.D.
M.P.A./J.D.
M.S. Finance/J.D.
M.S. EMS/J.D.
Learn more about the joint degree program
Learn more about the application process for IIT Chicago-Kent

With IIT Institute of Design

M.B.A./M.Des.
Learn more about the application process for IIT Institute of Design

Program Descriptions

M.B.A./M.P.A.

The Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Administration program is ideal for students who want to work in both public and private sector management, and/or who expect to move between business and government positions in their careers. The curriculum consists of 12 M.B.A. and 9 M.P.A. courses, reducing degree requirements by 6 courses.

M.B.A./M.S. (Choose from M.S. EMS, M.S. Finance, M.S. MAC)

Combine your Master of Business Administration with one of our specialized M.S. degree programs in environmental management and sustainability, finance, or marketing analytics and communication. Dual enrollment can reduce degree requirements by up to 5 courses.

M.B.A./J.D.

The Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctorate program offers a competitive advantage for legal professionals who need a solid understanding of business practices, especially for corporate attorneys or legal/management consultants. Dual enrollment can reduce degree requirements by as many as 10 courses.

M.P.A./J.D.

The Master of Public Administration/Juris Doctorate degree is particularly valuable for administrators who need a greater understanding of legislation, rules, and judicial decisions. Dual enrollment can reduce degree requirements by up to 5 courses.

M.S. Finance/J.D.

The Master of Science in Finance/Juris Doctorate degree is designed to prepare students for careers in the legal profession with emphasis on finance. Dual enrollment can reduce degree requirements by up to 9 courses.

M.S. EMS/J.D.

The Master of Science in Environmental Management and Sustainability/Juris Doctorate degree is designed to prepare students for careers in the legal profession with emphasis on environmental issues and sustainable business practices. Dual enrollment can reduce degree requirements by up to 9 courses.

M.B.A./M.Des.

The Master of Business Administration/Master of Design degree combines advanced methods for exploring new theories of design with an understanding of the business applications of technology and analytic methods. Dual enrollment can reduce degree requirements by up to 9 courses.

Learn More and Apply

Apply Now! Contact IIT Graduate Admission via phone at 312.567.3020 or via email at admission@stuart.iit.edu to learn more.

Advancing Career and Education (ACE) and Professional Communication Advancement (PCA) Programs provide additional professional experience and language development for Master's program applicants who meet certain criteria.