4+1 MBA

Add one more year and get your MBA

John Brown University offers a 4 plus 1 program as part of the Accelerated Master's Program. By adding just one year to your college experience, you can obtain your MBA - no matter your major! This is a great way to save time and money.

How does it work?

Through the 4+1 MBA Program, you are able to earn a Master of Business Administration in one extra year by taking four graduate courses as dual credit that count toward both your undergraduate and graduate degrees. 

What are the requirements?

  • Junior standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Approval from an academic advisor
  • Take the following prerequisites:
    • ATG 2173 Financial Accounting – OR – ATG 1163 Accounting for Decision Making 
    • BUS 2193 Business Statistics
    • FIN 3003 Principles of Finance
    • ECN 2003 Basic Economics – OR – ECN 2113 Principles of Microeconomics – OR – ECN 2123 Principles of Macroeconomics

How do I enroll in the program?

If you are a current student and would like to enroll in the 4+1 MBA Program, go to the Accelerated Master's Program page and complete the form.

If you are not currently enrolled at JBU but are interested in more information about the 4+1 program, contact your admissions representative.