Dual Degree MBA Program

The dual degree MBA program is a 30 or 36 hour program intended for individuals who are in the process of earning a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), a Juris Doctor (JD), a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), a Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD), or a Master of Science in Forensic Dentistry (MSFD) degree at Lincoln Memorial University. The objective of the dual degree MBA program is to stress the student’s role as manager and leader, while providing a foundational knowledge in business to complement the corresponding professional degree.

The DO/MBA dual degree program begins with an intensive eight-week summer session of four (4) three (3) credit hour core courses. The courses taken within the first summer term consist of MBA 545, 550, 570, & 575. These courses are offered in an online format. Students will then take an additional four (4) core courses and two (2) electives in an online format throughout the remainder of their professional program. DO/MBA students will complete the General MBA or concentrated MBA curriculum.

The DVM./MBA dual degree program begins with an intensive eight-week summer session of four (4) three (3) credit hour core courses. The courses taken within the first summer term consist of MBA 545, 550, 570, & 575. These courses are offered in an online format. Students will then take an additional four (4) core courses and two (2) electives in an online format throughout the remainder of their professional program. DVM/MBA students will complete the General MBA or concentrated MBA curriculum.

The JD/MBA dual degree program begins with an intensive eight-week summer session of four (4) three (3) credit hour core courses. The courses taken within the first summer term consist of MBA 545, 550, 570, & 575. These courses are offered in an online format. Students will then take an additional four (4) core courses and two (2) electives in an online format throughout the remainder of their professional program. JD/MBA students will complete the General MBA or concentrated MBA curriculum. JD/MBA students are eligible to substitute LAW 1021 - Contracts & Sales 1 and LAW 2011 - Business Organizations as electives within the General MBA curriculum.

The OTD/MBA dual degree program begins during the fall term of OTD students’ Year 1. OTD/MBA students will follow a cohort model, and will complete one or two prescribed online MBA courses in conjunction with their OTD coursework. OTD/MBA students will complete the General MBA curriculum.

The DPT/MBA dual degree program begins during the spring term of DPT students’ Year 1. DPT/MBA students will follow a cohort model, and will complete one or two prescribed MBA courses in conjunction with their DPT coursework. DPT/MBA students will complete the General MBA  curriculum.

The DMD/MBA dual degree program begins with an eight-week summer session of two (2) three (3) credit hour core courses. The courses taken within the first summer term are variable. All courses are offered in an online format. Students will then take an additional two (2) core courses within their second summer semester. The remaining six (6) courses are completed during Years 3 and 4 of the professional program. DMD/MBA students will complete the General MBA curriculum.

The MSFD/MBA dual degree program begins with an eight-week summer session of two (2) three (3) credit hour core courses. All courses are offered in an online format. Students will then take one (1) course during the fall semester of Year 1, and one (1) course within the spring semester of Year 1. Students will take four (4) MBA courses during their second summer semester within the MSFD/MBA program. Students will take one (1) course within the fall semester of Year 2, and one (1) course within the spring semester of Year 2.  

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