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MBA/MS Biology

Degree Requirements

MBA Program Outline

Required Core 6
Menu Core 15-21
Elective Courses 22.5-28.5
Professional Responsibility 1.5
Total 54
   

Biology Program Outline

Bio Core I: Molecules and Cells 4
Bio Core II: Genes, Systems, and Evolution 4
Biology Electives* 24
Total 30

Total credits required to complete both degrees = 84

Sample Program Sequence - Summary

Program Sequence

  Fall Spring Summer
First Year Bio Core I (4), Biology Elective Courses (8) Bio Core II (4), Biology Elective Courses (8) Biology Elective Courses (6)
Second Year MBA Required Core and Menu Core (15) MBA Menu Core and Electives (15)  
Third Year MBA Elective Courses (12.0) Professional Responsibility (1.5) and MBA Elective Courses (10.5)  

Total credits required to complete both degrees = 84

Sample Program Sequence - Details

First Year (GSAS)

Modules Courses Credits
Fall: Register at GSAS
September – December
(12 credits)
BIOL-GA.1001 Bio Core I: Molecules and Cells
Biology Electives*
BIOL-GA.1128 Systems Biology
BIOL-GA.1080 Animal Virology or BIOL-GA.1031 Special Topics in Physiology
4

8
 
Spring: Register at GSAS
February – May
(12 credits)
BIOL-GA.1002 Bio Core II: Genes, Systems, and Evolution
Biology Electives*
BIOL-GA.1023 Hot Topics in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases or
BIOL-GA.1051 Cell Biology or BIOL-GA.1045 Protein Biochemistry or BIOL-GA 2012 Genomics and Global Public Health
4

Summer: Register at GSAS
May – August
(6 credits)
Biology Electives*
BIOL-GA.3304 Research
BIOL-GA.3305 Readings

Begin MS thesis (qualifying paper)
6
 

Second Year (Stern)

Modules Courses Credits
Fall: Register at Stern
September – December
(15 credits)
Business Writing Proficiency (summer)
Launch
Team Communication
COR1-GB.1305 Statistics and Data Analysis
COR1-GB.1306 Financial Accounting and Reporting

Menu Core courses:
COR1-GB.2301 Strategy
COR1-GB.1303 Firms and Markets
COR1-GB.2311 Foundations of Finance
0
0
0
3
3


3
3
3
Spring: Register at Stern
February – May
(15 credits)
Menu core courses:
COR1-GB.2310 Marketing
COR1-GB.2314 Operations Management
COR1-GB.2303 The Global Economy
COR1-GB.1302 Leadership in Organizations
MBA1 Elective

3
3
3
3
3
Summer
May – August 
Business Internship
Finish MS Biology thesis
 

We recommend that you take all of the Core. Please carefully review the Full-Time Curriculum to determine your final schedule.)

Third Year (Stern)

Modules Courses Credits
Fall: Register at Stern
September – December
(12 credits)
MBA2 Electives 12
Spring: Register at Stern
February – May
(12 credits)
COR2-GB.3101 Professional Responsibility
MBA2 Electives
1.5
10.5