Want to exercise that technical degree while advancing your career and moving into management? Check out some of these business/technology combos available at a sample of Forté schools known for their love of students with strong quantitative skills. Many Forté schools offer joint MBA/Masters dual degree programs in engineering, information technology and other sciences, and others permit students to develop customized programs. Be sure to visit Forté business school sponsors to learn more about the opportunity that’s right for you.
MIT Sloan School of Business – Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program
New in 2008, Sloan’s E&I Program focuses on launching and developing emerging technology companies. The program heavily emphasizes team practice linked to real-world entrepreneurial projects, balances theoretical and practitioner education, and provides a thorough exposure to the many building blocks of an entrepreneurial career.
Carnegie Mellon – Master in Computational Finance
A collaboration among four Carnegie Mellon colleges: the Tepper School of Business, the Mathematical Sciences Department, the Department of Statistics, and the Heinz College, the Master in Computational Finance seamlessly integrates the math and statistics found in today’s quantitative financial markets with computation and financial management. This is the program for you if your passion is to be in derivative sales and trading, solving client needs through structured products, financial analytics, or risk management.
Washington University Olin School of Business – MBA/MS-BME
The Olin School and the School of Engineering and Applied Science together offer this three-year program that results in both an MBA and an MS in Biomedical Engineering. Students completing this program go on to careers in such fields as health care consulting, medical device manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and gene technology.
Northwestern University – MMM Program
The MMM Program is a dual master’s degree earned from both the Kellogg School of Management and the McCormick School of Engineering. Students take courses like Analytical Methods for Operations, Design of Services and Products and Managerial Accounting. MMM graduates plan corporate strategy, finance new ventures and market new products. They may be consultants or work in the retail, transportation or financial sectors. Others go on to start their own firms, drawing on all the skills and opportunities available to them through the MMM experience.
Wisconsin School of Business – Quantitative Master’s in Finance
The Quantitative Master in Finance (QMF) program is offered to students who seek careers in mathematical finance, financial engineering, and financial modeling. Said in the vernacular, the QMF program trains quants. As such, it is designed explicitly for students with extremely strong analytical skills. It is designed by the Department of Banking, Investment and Finance of the School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is affiliated with the Puelicher Center for Banking Education.
The Johnson School of Management at Cornell – MBA/MEng
What can the combination of a Master of Engineering and an MBA do for you? The Master of Engineering gives engineers more advanced engineering skills along with teamwork and communication skills that enable them to move at a higher level, while the MBA adds knowledge and skill in all the business functions along with a general management perspective. The combination of these degrees prepares engineers to advance through product development and engineering management roles to higher levels of business leadership.
College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – MBA/MS in Engineering
Are you looking to merge your knowledge of engineering with the skills of an MBA? The joint degree program offered through our MBA program can make it happen.