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Course of Study Options

Both MBA/MSW course of study options are full-time only. While there is a reduction in total credit hours for the dual degree program, you must meet all other requirements for both degree programs.

MBA/MSW Course of Study

First Year in Management

Fall Semester

MGA 603 Financial Accounting for Managers
MGB 610 Organizational Behavior
MGB 611 Team Skills
MGF 611 Financial Analysis for Managers
MGO 658 Foundations in Entrepreneurship
MGG 635 Management Communications
MGM 615 Marketing for Managers
MGQ 608 Statistical Analysis for Managers
MGQ 609 Analytics for Managers

Spring Semester

MGA 605 Account. for Management Decision Making
MGE 604 Business Economics
MGO 620 Operations Management
MGO 640 Business Strategy
MGS 605 It Management
MBA Electives (6 credits)

Second Year in Management and Social Work

Third Year in Management and Social Work

Summer Semester

MBA Internship (3 credits, 150 contact hours)**

**The MBA internship requirement may be fulfilled through one of the Social Work field experiences, if completed in an administrative environment.  If the requirement is filled through the Social Work field experience, the student must complete three additional management elective credits.

Advanced Standing MBA/MSW Course of Study

This track is for students with a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree only. View apply page for additional eligibility requirements

First Year in Management

Fall Semester

MGA 603 Financial Accounting for Managers
MGB 610 Organizational Behavior
MGB 611 Team Skills
MGF 611 Financial Analysis for Managers
MGO 658 Foundations in Entrepreneurship
MGG 635 Management Communications
MGM 615 Marketing for Managers
MGQ 608 Statistical Analysis for Managers
MGQ 609 Analytics for Managers

Spring Semester

MGA 605 Account. for Management Decision Making
MGE 604 Business Economics
MGO 620 Operations Management
MGO 640 Business Strategy
MGS 605 It Management
MBA Electives (6 credits)

Second Year in Management and Social Work

Summer Semester (between first and second years)

SW 540 Advanced Standing Seminar  
SW 541 Advanced Standing Research
MBA Internship (3 credits, 150 contact hours)**

Spring Semester

SW 543 Professional Development Seminar (1 credit)
SW 569 Community Social Work
SW 553 Field Instruction IV
MGO 642 Integration of Business Functions
MGO 644 Business Practice
MBA Electives (6 credits)

**The MBA internship requirement may be fulfilled through one of the Social Work field experiences, if completed in an administrative environment.  If the requirement is filled through the Social Work field experience, the student must complete three additional management elective credits.

Questions about social work curriculum?

Contact: Lauren McGowan, Director of Recruitment and Admissions, at 716-645-1254 or lm77@buffalo.edu

Questions about management curriculum?

Contact: School of Management at 716-645-3204 or som-apps@buffalo.edu.