Are you an artist looking to run your own gallery? Or a chemist with dreams of managing a pharmaceutical company? Whether in the sciences or the arts, the ability to manage people and finances will be a competitive advantage. 

Through Longwood's MBAdvantage dual-degree program, you can develop both the expertise you'll need in your field, as well as the business knowledge and skills for success. 

The MBAdvantage program gives students in the College of Business and Economics (COBE) and Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences (CCCAS) the opportunity to receive bachelor's and master's degrees (MBA) in five years. 

Career Outlook 

Because of your increased ability to take on leadership responsibility, think analytically and communicate effectively, you'll increase your job security, benefit from multiple career options and promotions and increase your earning potential. 

As an MBAdvantage graduate, you'll be prepared with subject area knowledge and management skills. 

Leave Longwood with the business knowledge vital to securing your financial future whether or not you enter the ranks of management immediately upon graduation. 

What You'll Study


As all Longwood students do, you'll complete an internship or research project in your undergraduate major, and through case studies and a consulting practicum in the MBA program, you'll gain an understanding of business issues that are faced while working in a dynamic real world setting. 

Classes are delivered Online and you will come to campus during the summer for two extended weekend summer residency sessions (one each summer) for a wide variety of networking activities and work with MBA faculty and industry experts to build a practical knowledge base that enhances textbook learning. 

CCCAS Students

You'll major in one of the subject areas below and minor in business. After you received your bachelor's degree you'll take six hours during the two summer sessions and 12 credits during the fall and spring semesters to complete 36 credit hours. 

  • Anthropology
  • Art 
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Communication Studies
  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Economics 
  • English
  • History 
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Theatre

COBE Students

You'll major in business and after you receive your bachelor's degree you'll take six credits during the two summer semesters, and 12 credits fall and spring semesters to complete 36 credit hours.


Students must apply to and meet the MBA admission criteria to be accepted to the MBA program