Joint MBA / MPCS Program

The Joint MBA/MPCS Program is a joint degree program allowing students to earn both an MBA from the Booth School of Business and an MS in Computer Science from the Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS).

This joint program is intended to offer students the opportunity to combine a business and technology education leading to opportunities in technology product management, FinTech and entrepreneurship.

Important information about applying to the Joint MBA/MPCS program:

  • As a Joint MBA/MPCS student, you will be a student completing classes in both degree programs simultaneously. Your primary program of study will be the Booth School of Business. Tuition is assessed through Booth at Booth tuition rates. The MPCS portion of the degree is 700-900 credit units, depending on your background and the immersion courses you may need to take. If you need both immersion classes, or any additional coursework above your course limit at Booth, you may be required to pay additional tuition per class for the joint program. Please consult with Booth on the tuition fee structure for the joint program. 
  • The MPCS application is only  for the MPCS portion of the degree. You must already be admitted to Booth or a current Booth student to apply. (See eligibility requirements below).
  • Admissions are handled separately by each program.
  • If you are applying to the Joint MBA/MPCS program, you must select the Joint MBA/MPCS program of study in the MPCS applicaion. We do not allow transfers from our other programs of study to the Joint MBA/MPCS program. 
  • Admission to the Joint MBA/MPCS prorgam is for Autumn quarter only.  

Joint MBS/MPCS Program Application Deadlines

As noted in the Application Deadlines, the Autumn 2023 deadline is April 17, 2023.

Questions? Please contact mpcs-admissions@lists.uchicago.edu