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2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Management (B.B.A.) and Business Education (M.S.Ed.) Dual-degree Program


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Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 153


Qualified undergraduate students can elect to enroll in a dual-degree program, combining their undergraduate bachelor degree in Business Administration with a Management major with a Master of Science in Education in Business Education. This program requires the successful completion of 153 semester hours, including at least 116 semester hours at the undergraduate level and 37 semester hours at the graduate level. It can be completed in five years. Students who are admitted to the M.S. in Education portion of the dual-degree program can use up to 12 semester hours of M.S. Ed.-level graduate course work to satisfy their bachelor’s degree requirements, subject to advisement and approval of the student’s B.B.A. major department chairperson.

Direct admission to the dual-degree program (B.B.A. and M.S.Ed.)


Students entering Hofstra as incoming freshmen may apply for direct admission to the dual-degree program. Applicants must have a combined SAT score of 1170 (or an ACT score of 25) and an overall high school GPA of 3.5 (or be in the top 15 percent of their high school graduating class) in order to be considered for admission. Students admitted directly to this program as incoming freshmen will be admitted automatically to the M.S.Ed. program at the end of their junior year provided that they attain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 at the time of application to the M.S.Ed. program or upon completion of 88 semester hours of course work toward their B.B.A. program, whichever is latest.

Admission to the dual-degree program for current Hofstra students (B.B.A. and M.S.Ed.)


Qualified Hofstra students majoring in Business Administration with a Management major can apply for admission to the dual-degree program in B.B.A. and M.S.Ed. prior to completing successfully 88 semester hours of undergraduate work. In order to qualify for admission to the dual-degree program, a student must attain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 at the time of application. Students admitted to this program should note that admission to the M.S. Ed. portion requires the fulfillment of the following requirements:

  1. achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.75 at the time of application to the M.S.Ed. program or upon completion of 88 semester hours of course work toward their B.B.A. degree, whichever is latest.
  2. fulfillment of all the undergraduate degree requirements with the exception of the semester hour and major requirements; and
  3. successful completion of a minimum of 30 semester hours of undergraduate course work in residence at Hofstra.

Undergraduate students must apply and be accepted into the M.S.Ed. program before being allowed to take graduate courses as part of their undergraduate program.

Awarding of B.B.A. Degree


Students admitted to this dual-degree program will receive a B.B.A. in Management upon completion of the following requirements:

  1. the complete B.B.A Requirements  described in the Zarb School of Business  section of this Bulletin. In particular, successful completion of a total of 128 semester hours, including 116 semester hours of undergraduate course work and 12 semester hours of M.S.Ed. graduate course work; and
  2. the specific major requirements described in the B.B.A. in Management  section of this Bulletin.

Awarding of M.S.Ed. Degree


Students admitted to this dual-degree program will receive a M.S.Ed. in Business Education upon completion of the entire M.S.Ed. in Business Education requirements described in Graduate Studies Bulletin, in particular:

  • Successful completion of a total of 37 semester hours, 12 of which will be satisfied during the fourth year of undergraduate study
  • Successful completion of all required observation hours and student teaching
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all graduate work.

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