Dual Master of Arts in Higher Education and Master of Business Administration (M.A./M.B.A.)

Students in this program take courses both the Lynch Graduate School of Education and the Carroll Graduate School of Management. 

The joint MA in Higher Education and MBA program prepares students to assume leadership positions in such areas as financial management, resource planning, and technology management in universities and policy-making organizations. 

Program of Study: Dual Master of Arts in Higher Education and Master of Business Administration.

At a Glance

How do I apply?

Applicants for the joint degree program apply to both degree program simultaneously and must be accepted separately into each program. Application materials are reviewed by each school's admission committee.

How many education courses?

Students must take 10 education courses, for a total of 30 credits.

How many business courses?

Students must complete 37 credits plus 2 elective courses

How long will it take?

Full time students can typically complete the program in 3 years

For program information contact:

Master of Arts in Higher Education
Dr. Heather Rowan-Kenyon
Lynch School of Education and Human Development       
Boston College
Campion Hall 227
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467


Master of Business Administration
Maryellen Jordan
Carroll School of Management
Boston College
Fulton Hall 320B
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467