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The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is the University of
Minnesota's school of policy and planning.

MPP MBA Dual Master’s Degree Program

Master of Public Policy (MPP) from the Humphrey School and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Carlson School of Management

You may begin in either the MPP or MBA program, then enroll in the opposite program in year two, year three is made up of one semester in each program. With our MPP MBA dual master’s degree program, it is possible to finish both degrees in three years.

Degree Requirements: MPP

Forty-five (45) credits are required to complete the MPP degree. MPP students will be allowed to apply 12 credits of MBA coursework toward the MPP. Students must complete all core courses (23 credits), nine credits in an area of concentration, an internship of 400 hours or more, and a professional (non-thesis) paper.

Degree Requirements: MBA

As a dual degree student, you must meet all Carlson School of Management requirements: 64 credits (of which 29 are required courses). MBA students are allowed to apply 12 credits of MPP coursework toward the MBA. Only full-time MBA students can pursue the MPP MBA dual master’s degree.

For more information about our MPP MBA dual master’s degree program, contact:

Full-time MBA program
Carlson School of Management
321 Nineteenth Avenue South
Suite 4-106
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-625-5555 (Admissions) (Admissions)