Advance your knowledge in government and politics, ethics, global economics, financial theory, and management, and set yourself apart from the competition in a career that overlaps public and private sectors.

Degree Type:
Dual Degree
Entry Terms:
Fall, Spring, and Summer
Mode of Study:
Online, Onsite
Baltimore, MD, Washington, DC
10 courses for MA in Government, 21 courses for the MBA
Time to Complete:
Varies based on course availability and schedule
$4,405 per course for the MA in Government portion of the degree. Tuition rates for the MBA are available on the Carey Business School website. Learn more about tuition and fees.

Program Overview

The innovative MA in Government/MBA program prepares managers to move between the public and private sectors, or work for agencies that span the two. The program combines the public sector management strengths of the MA in Government with the private sector business savvy of the MBA.

Students who pursue the dual MA/MBA degree will take classes in the MA in Government program at the School of Arts and Sciences and in the MBA program at the Carey Business School.

Program Requirements

MA in Government Requirements

Gain a foundation in government with your core and elective classes. Concentrate in democracy studies and governance, political communication, or security studies.

For MBA Program Requirements, Contact Carey Business School

Current students, please contact your MBA Academic Advisor if you have any questions.

Carey Business School Admissions

Take the Next Step

Advance your career with this MA Government and MBA Dual Degree that bridges the traditional separation of business leadership and public sector management.

International Students in this Dual Degree

International students are eligible for F-1 sponsorship while pursuing this dual degree program. If you change from the dual degree to the MBA only, visa sponsorship will not be possible because the MBA is a part-time program – part-time programs are not eligible for F-1 sponsorship. All F-1 authorizations for students in a dual degree are based on the full-time AAP degree program. Contact the Office of International Services if you have any questions:

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