Biological Engineering BSBE/Business Administration MBA(non-thesis)

Undergraduate engineering students may earn both their Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree and an MBA in a total of five years through this dual program, which is also the first and only BS/MBA degree offered by the University System of Georgia. This curricular combination will provide graduating students with not only the necessary engineering expertise but also the business skills needed for professional advancement and career success.

Admission to Program

Once admitted to UGA, students must meet certain standards to apply to high-demand majors in the UGA College of Engineering. Applicants will be selected based on their grades in general education and major specific courses along with information submitted in a personal statement of purpose.


Graduate-level courses that may be used to satisfy undergraduate and graduate program requirements.

MSIT 7100 (3 credit hours)
MIST 7700 (3 credit hours)

Additional requirements that are unique to this Double Dawgs program:

MBA Electives (approved for B.S.B.E. / M.B.A. program)
Students must choose two (2) courses from the list below. Either MGMT 7160 or ENTR 7320 must be chosen as one of the MBA electives in year five in order to graduate from the MBA program.

-ENTR 7090 Critical Design Thinking
-MARK 7600 Predictive Analytics
-MGMT 7220 Project Management
-MIST 6550 Energy Informatics
-MGMT 7160 Lean Six Sigma
-ENTR 7320 Innovation Projects

Biological Engineering Electives
Students will select two (2) 6000-level courses from the list below (only one of which can be CSEE prefix). BIOE prefix courses are preferred over BCHE prefix courses.
-BCHE 4510/6510 Biochemical Engineering
-BCHE 4655/6655 Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology
-BIOE/CHEM 4615/6615 Soft Materials
-BIOE 4625 Tissue Engineering
-BIOE 4750 Biomedical Engineering Lab
-CSEE 4620/6620 Biomedical Imaging
-CSEE 4790 Applied Biomedical Instrumentation

Admission to Graduate Program

Interested engineering students should apply to the MBA program in the spring semester of their junior year. For more information on MBA Admission process and application requirements, visit our webpage:

Program Advisor

  • Name: Ashley Tiller
  • Email:
  • Phone: 706-542-7627
  • Address: 314 Correll Hall

Undergraduate Major Information

  • Major: Biological Engineering B.S.B.E.
  • Department/College: College of Engineering

Advising Contact

  • Name: Jeremy Wheatley
  • Email:
  • Phone: 706-542-6947
  • Address: 1258 Driftmier Engineering Center

Graduate Major Information

  • Major: Business Administration M.B.A.
  • Department/College: Terry College of Business

Advising Contact

  • Name: Jake Mosley
  • Email:
  • Phone: 706-583-8136
  • Address: 318-E Correll Hall