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Students can earn two degrees in as little as five years – saving time and money in the process!

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“Our MBA will produce highly skilled thought leaders to their respective business communities, rich in dynamic problem-solving skills needed to lead organizations.”

Dr. James Loughran, MBA Program Director

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Learn what the Siena Effect can do for you.

Students can earn two degrees in as little as five years – saving time and money in the process! Siena Heights University’s Accelerated Bachelor’s to MBA Program is available to students on the Adrian campus. Students accepted to the program are eligible to take up to three MBA courses as part of their undergraduate program – at the undergraduate tuition rate!

Unlike many other programs, SHU’s is open to students in many different majors, including nursing, engineering, the sciences and humanities. Undergraduate students in any major are eligible who have completed foundational courses with a 2.5 or higher GPA in the following subject areas:

  • Accounting
  • Statistics
  • Finance
  • Micro- and macro-economics

If foundational courses have not been completed, MBA leveling via Peregrine modules in these subject areas will be required. (Peregrine leveling modules are not classes; they are assessments and are not for credit and can be completed sooner and are less expensive). 


Andreia Gendera
Associate Professor of Business Management
Anthony Duran
Assistant Professor of Business
Matthew Ripper
Assistant Professor of Business Management
Rhonda Wingfield
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Rubin Luniku
Assistant Professor of Economics
Sabrina Terrany
Associate Professor of Marketing

The Graduate College at Siena Heights University has been awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a listing of the degrees eligible for accreditation, click here.

Students are admitted to the program within the last two semesters of their bachelor’s degree coursework, i.e., with less than 30 credits left to complete. No less than a 3.25 cumulative GPA required at the time of entry into the Accelerated Bachelor’s to MBA Program.

Students in freshman or sophomore years are provisionally admitted to the program. Students are fully admitted once the criteria have been satisfied.

Once admitted into the Accelerated Bachelor’s to MBA Program, students will be given an updated degree plan and timeline for completing their accelerated program. Students will need to follow their degree plans and work with advisor on any changes.

The Accelerated Bachelor’s to MBA students are eligible to take up to three MBA courses as part of their undergraduate program, at the undergraduate tuition rate. These classes will apply as electives or may replace comparable undergraduate business courses, as determined by the student’s advisor and the MBA director in the student’s plan of work. Classes available (up to three) to the Accelerated Bachelors to MBA students are:

  • MBA 602 Organizational Behavior
  • MBA 611 Business Research Methods
  • MBA 651 Managing Global Business and Diversity (prereq. MBA 611)
  • MBA 655 Ethics in a Global Environment (prereq. MBA 611)
  • MBA 657 Project Management (prereq. MBA 611)

Note: Prerequisites must be satisfied before taking MBA 651, MBA 655, or MBA 657.

Costs & Aid

We know that college can be expensive, but we don’t want cost to keep you from attending Siena Heights University! We offer numerous financial aid opportunities. Federal aid is available to students who qualify by completing the FAFSA. Feel free to contact us with questions about financial aid opportunities, or click on one of the links below.