Accelerated MBA

We offer a 3-2 academic program in which students earn both a bachelor's degree and MBA during their 5 years at the Tepper School of Business.

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This academic option is ideal for Carnegie Mellon undergraduates majoring in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering or Information Systems. The Tepper School's 3-2 program allows students to earn a bachelor’s degree and an MBA in a five year, accelerated and integrated program.

To apply to our 3-2 program, please talk with your academic advisor for your CMU undergraduate major, as some requirements differ depending on program. The completed 3-2 application is due by January 31 of a student's junior year. Applicants should plan to take the GMAT or GRE by the end of January and will be contacted by the MBA Admissions Office in early February to arrange an interview.


  • Maintain excellent academic record
  • Complete a company internship
  • Take on leadership roles
  • Attend a Fall 3-2 Info Session
  • Attend 3-2 Application Workshop
  • Set up a chat with an Admissions Counselor
  • Prepare and take the GMAT or GRE
  • Apply by January 31 of junior year

For questions or to schedule an informational meeting, please contact James Frick, assistant director of Masters Admissions, Tepper School of Business.