Students admitted to Booth’s Full-Time MBA program who wish to undertake the joint degree with MPCS must be admitted to and begin both programs in the same academic year. Full-Time Booth students who have started their MBA are not eligible for the joint degree*. Students in Booth’s Evening and Weekend MBA programs who wish to undertake the joint degree with MPCS must be admitted to and begin that program before surpassing the halfway point of the Booth program. No more than 1000 units of Chicago Booth credit may be completed prior to admission and enrollment in the joint program (which includes enrollment in computer science immersion coursework, if applicable). A Booth Evening or Weekend student who has completed more than 1000 units is not eligible for the joint degree.
*Policy exception for Autumn 2021 Booth starts only: Full-time students who entered Booth in Autumn 2021 are eligible to apply for the joint degree in their second year, and should follow the unit requirement stated above.
All Booth students entering the Joint MBA/MPCS program will retain their Booth student status. Tuition will continue to be assessed through Booth. International students visa status will remain unchanged.
For current Booth Evening/Weekend students, please be advised that the MPCS must be completed in Chicago. MPCS classes are offered in-person, on the Hyde Park campus, primarily Monday through Thursday evenings. This program can not be completed remotely or on weekends.