Online, onsite, or both
This dual degree offers students flexibility, allowing them to take courses online, on-site in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., or a combination of both.
This dual degree bridges the traditional separation of business leadership and public sector management.
Earn two degrees from two Johns Hopkins schools: an MBA from Carey Business School and an MA from the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.
Eight in-demand specializations
Although not required, You can choose from eight in-demand specializations from a diverse group of focus areas.
The rigorous course work, encompassing government, politics, ethics, global economics, financial theory, and management, bridges the traditional separation of private and public sectors.
The 2021 edition of the Carey Business School University Catalog is available.
Dual degree requirements
Students may complete their MBA courses at Carey Business School’s campus in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., or online. MA coursework can be completed online or in Washington, D.C.
MA in Government
- Government and politics in the U.S.
- Pro-seminar: Essentials of public and private management
- Eight electives
Writing a thesis is optional, but encouraged, for MBA/MA students. MBA/MA students who successfully defend their theses will be awarded honors at graduation. For more information about the MA in Government, click here.
MBA Business Foundations (20 credits)
- Accounting and Financial Reporting
- Business Analytics
- Business Communication*
- Corporate Finance
- Economics for Decision Making
- Marketing Management
- Operations Management
- Statistical Analysis
- Strategic Management
- Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MBA Electives** (22 credits)
- City Lab
- Data Analytics
- Entrepreneurial Ventures
- Fixed Income
- Managing in a Diverse & Global World
- Marketing Strategy
- Social Media Analytics
- Wealth Management
MBA Specializations Offered
- Business analytics and risk management
- Digital marketing
- Entrepreneurial marketing
- Entrepreneurship, innovation and technology
- Financial management
- Health care management, innovation and technology
- Public and private sector leadership
*Online sections of Business Communication also require students to attend an in-person residency at the Baltimore campus. The residency for Business Communication is two days.
**Not a comprehensive list