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Master of Business and Science (MBS) Degree (BS/MBS "4+1") | Apply Now

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BS/MBS ("4+1")

Students must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • Apply in the first semester of their junior year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.3 upon submission of application
  • Short essay (minimum 500 words) describing how the MBS degree will help you achieve your career goals
  • Complete 90 credits by the end of their sixth semester
  • Submit an official copy of their transcripts
  • Submit one (1) letter of recommendation from a professor in their major
  • Submit a current resume
  • Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

How do I apply?

  1. Visit http://gradstudy.rutgers.edu/apply/apply-now
  2. Create a CommunityID
  3. Once you’ve logged into the application portal, on the bottom left, click the “Start Application” button
  4. In the first section, "Application Selection", indicate that you are a Rutgers Undergraduate student
  5. After you complete your background information, you will then go to the portion of your application called “Program of Study”
  6. For "Applicant Type": Choose “Degree”
  7. For “Degree Type”: Choose “5 Year Master’s (e.g. BA/MA, BS/MS, EdM Teacher Ed)"
  8. For “Area of Study”: Choose “Business and Science”
  9. For “Location/Instructional Method”, choose one of the following:
    1. “Camden”
    2. “New Brunswick”
    3. “Newark”
  10. Select your desired program (Computer and Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Engineering) and concentration and continue with the application

Application Requirements

Letter of RecommendationExpand
  • Request one letter of recommendation in the application portal from a professor in your major
Official TranscriptsExpand
  • Transcripts must be sealed and sent to the graduate admissions office at the time of applying.
  • Applicants are encouraged to reach out to their universities to find out if they can submit electronic official transcripts as opposed to regular mail for a quicker turnaround. Universities can send official electronic transcripts to the Rutgers Graduate & Professional Admissions office: e-transcripts@gradadm.rutgers.edu 

Campus addresses

New Brunswick Graduate Admissions
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
56 Bevier Road, Annex 1
Piscataway, NJ 08854
(848) 932-7711​
Newark Graduate Admissions
249 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
(973) 353-5205

Camden Graduate Admission
406 Penn Street, Camden, NJ 08102-1400, USA
(856) 225-6104
Personal StatementExpand
  • Upload your personal statement in the application portal.
  • Your personal statement should detail your reasons for pursuing the Master of Business and Science degree from Rutgers University; your short-term and long-term career plans; and how your background, experience, interests, and/or values, when combined with an MBS degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfully.
  • Please include a mention of the semester in which you anticipate finishing your undergraduate degree (i.e. the semester of graduation with a Bachelor's degree).
  • Upload your updated resume in the application portal.