BA/MBA program offers options and flexibility

With the Simmons combined BA/MBA program, you are now able to enroll in an accelerated yet very flexible program that will allow you to pursue your undergraduate degree along with an MBA degree. Altogether, the combined degree program allows you to decrease the total number of credits needed for two degrees, saving you both time and money. As a Simmons student, you can enroll in both undergraduate and graduate courses on a part-time or full-time basis, and flexible enrollment models help you work around your busy schedule. As a Simmons School of Management Undergraduate alumna you are able to take advantage of the MBA course savings benefit for up to 3 years after completing the Simmons undergraduate degree.

Here's how the accelerated program works.

  • Prospective BA/MBA candidates first apply to the undergraduate program at Simmons or to the Dix Scholars program an undergraduate program for students 24 and older who have some college credits, but have been away from school for a while.
  • Once enrolled at Simmons, you may choose your major and coursework under the guidance of the BA/MBA undergraduate advisor.
  • At the end of your junior year (or once you have earned a total of 92 credits, including transfer and prior-learning credits), you may apply to the MBA program as a BA/MBA candidate. If accepted, you will take two MBA courses during your senior year, which count toward both your undergraduate degree and your MBA degree.
  • You will then graduate with a BA in May or August, and begin your MBA studies in September in one of the flexible day and/or evening programs ranging in length from 16-months to three years.


Prospective students interested in applying to Simmons and the Dix Scholars Program should contact undergraduate admissions Current Simmons students and Simmons School of Management Undergraduate alumnae interested in learning more about BA/MBA should contact School of Management Admissions at