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BA/MBA accounting majors from the classes of 2014, 2015, and 2016 are employed in their field – many had job offers before graduating. The accelerated program allows you to earn your MBA at the same time as your undergraduate business degree. You’ll fast-track your graduate studies by completing your courses faster and earning two degrees in five years.

Reduced Tuition

Undergraduate students enrolled in this program can take up to 6 MBA classes at half the graduate tuition cost. Students can begin taking MBA classes during their junior year, one night a week, either in our flexible hybrid format or completely online.

Options and Requirements

Elms College undergraduate students can choose to pursue a combined BA/MBA accelerated degree program in one of four MBA* concentrations: accounting, financial planning, healthcare leadership, and management.

The BA/MBA in accounting is a four-and-a-half year, 150-credit program for accounting majors. This program offers accounting students the 150 credits required to sit for the CPA exam in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

The BA/MBA in healthcare leadership or management is a five-year 156-credit program for students who wish to obtain an advanced degree in business management or healthcare leadership.

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Required Credits


Degree Option

  • Accounting
  • Financial Planning
  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Management
  • The BA/MBA program can be completed in 4.5 or 5 years, depending on track.