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Argyros School of Business and Economics

» Integrated MBA (4+1)

The Integrated MBA, also referred as 4+1, is open to current Chapman University undergraduates, which enables students to begin taking MBA coursework in the senior year and earn a MBA degree within one year finishing their undergraduate studies. The Integrated MBA is open to all undergraduate majors and does not require any previous coursework in business.  Ten credits of specified graduate classes taken in the senior year may count toward the 124 credits require.

Eligible students must have 75 credits or more of their undergraduate coursework completed.  10 credits of specified graduate classes must be taken in the spring of senior year, in addition to any other undergraduate courses required for the bachelor degree.   

+ - Application Requirements

  • Submit the online application in the spring of junior year
  • Completed 75 credits or more of undergraduate coursework with a cumulative GPA of 3.250 or higher
  • Official GMAT score of 600 or higher submitted no later than July 1 before the Fall of senior year (institution code 4047)
  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Interview

+ - Sample Program Plan



Spring of Senior Year Strategies for Competitive Advantage
Economics Analysis for Business
Accounting and Financial Analysis
Organization and Management 
Complete undergraduate coursework 
Summer Statistics for Business Decisions
Business Analytics
Fall Marketing Management
Operations & Technology Management
Financial Management
Winter Accounting for Management & Control
Spring Understanding Global Business Environment
Strategic Management
2 Electives
Summer 2 Electives 

Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted February 1 through May 1 during the applicant's junior year.

Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a space available basis.