Earn your BBA and MBA in 5 years at Holy Family University

Business Administration, B.A, M.B.A. 4+1 Program

The BA/MBA 4+1 program is designed to enable full-time Holy Family University students seeking to earn both a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Business Administration in just five years, saving both time and money. Undergraduates seeking admission to the dual-degree program must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and are eligible to apply in the spring semester of the junior year.

What Can I Do with this Degree?

As the demand for managerial positions increases in the workforce, earning your MBA early in your career is a wise investment. According to a 2020 survey of corporate recruiters, the median salary of MBA graduates can be up to 75% more than that of those who hold an undergraduate degree. The 4+1 program allows you to take advantage of the opportunity to earn your MBA in less time and at reduced tuition and start reaping the benefits of a graduate degree as soon as possible.  


Program Details

Holy Family’s MBA is a 30 credit, 10-course program and is one of the most affordable in the Philadelphia region. You may select one of the following concentrations to meet your professional goals: Administration, Criminal Justice, Finance, Healthcare Administration, or Human Resource Management. 

Courses are offered either blended or fully online, so you can choose the option that fits best with your schedule and location. 

If at any time life after graduation becomes hectic, Holy Family also allows you up to three years to complete your MBA degree, without charging fees to stay active in the program.  

Required Courses (21 credits):
•    BUS 502 Foundations of Business
•    MGT 511 Foundations of Decision Making
•    MGT 521 Marketing Management
•    MGT 531 Ethical and Legal Environment of Business
•    MGT 541 Leadership and Change Management
•    MGT 500 Case Studies in Management
•    MGT 591 MBA Capstone

Three elective courses (9 credits) in one of the following concentrations:
•    Administration 
•    Criminal Justice Administration
•    Finance
•    Information Systems Management
•    Healthcare Administration
•    Human Resources Management 

Career Paths

Tuition & Fees

Program Information

Degree Awarded
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Business Administration
Program Location
  • Blended
  • Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
  • Online

Related Programs

Explore Holy Family

Start Your Application