Dual-Degree Curriculum

The 64-credit hour double degree program is a five-semester, part-time curriculum, which begins in the fall semester. Students take 12 SEM MBA courses in the first academic year and 13 Weatherhead MSM-Finance courses in the second academic year (10 of these are taught in Shanghai, 3 in Cleveland). The curriculum is comprised of the following components:

First Academic Year

Foundation

Building Core Skills

Building Advanced Skills

Building Advanced Application Skills

Second Academic Year

Building Core Skills

Building Advanced Skills

Building Advanced Application Skills

Residency Study Trip

During the summer of the second academic year, students fulfill a one-month full-time residency (no additional fee is required for the residency) in Cleveland. Cleveland is home to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and one of the most important banking centers in the United States. During the residency, students will take three MSM-Finance courses from Weatherhead’s faculty, attend multiple executive and alumni speaking events, and visit either the NYSE or CME.

Thesis

See the detailed requirements.

Review the general bulletin for more information.