Graduate Dual Degree


Master’s / Ph.D. / Professional

For current UF graduate or professional students, the dual degree program option allows students to double count credits between programs while saving time and money. No matter what other UF graduate degree a student is pursuing, the MIB program provides the business background that can benefit every student regardless of what they want to do in the future.

  • Concurrent Degree (Master’s/Ph.D.)
  • Professional Joint Degree (JD, MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD)

Application Deadlines

Spring (January)Deadline (tests included)Applicant notified by
Early DeadlineAug 1Sep 1
Final DeadlineOct 1Nov 15
Summer B (late June)Deadline (tests included)Applicant notified by
Early DeadlineJan 15Feb 15
Final DeadlineApr 15May 15
Fall (late August)Deadline (tests included)Applicant notified by
Early Deadline 1Jan 15Mar 1
Early Deadline 2Apr 15May 15
Final DeadlineJun 1Jul 1

The only difference between the “Early” and “Final” deadlines is the date the decision letter is sent. There is no difference in the way applications are reviewed for each deadline.

Admitted applicants will be asked to accept their admission offer within two weeks of receiving their offer letter.

How to Apply

Admission is separate for each degree program. Applicants should refer to each department’s admission requirements.

Questions about application? Email us

Current graduate students who previously completed the online UF Graduate School application do not need to reapply.

Professional degree students must complete the UF Graduate School online application.

Complete the Dual Degree Application Notice form.

If you previously submitted transcripts, reference letters, GRE/GMAT scores, etc. to the UF Graduate Admissions, please email us.

The essay should be completed as part of the online application. Use the essay as an opportunity to highlight what you think we cannot assess from the other application materials. Ideal length is between 400-600 words. Please emphasize:

  • Your motivations for applying to the program
  • Why you think you are a good candidate for the program
  • How the program fits into your future goals

The resume or curriculum vitae helps us to get a complete picture of each applicant. Please elaborate on duties and responsibilities as well as leadership activities and time commitments outside of the classroom. Resume is not limited to one page.

A minimum of two recommendations from someone who has supervised the applicant (professor, employer, adviser, volunteer coordinators, etc.) are required. Recommendations from student/peer leaders will not be accepted.

To submit recommendations, list the name and contact information for your recommenders in the online application. Those individuals will then receive an automatic email, after you submit your online application.

Official transcripts from all institutions attended are required and must be sent to:

MIB Program
1384 Union Rd
Bryan Hall 125
P.O. Box 117164
Gainesville, FL 32611

UF undergraduates do not need to send copies of UF transcripts or those transcripts that are included in the UF transcript.

Official GMAT/GRE Test Scores for Graduate School Admission

We accept either GMAT or GRE test scores. We have no preference as to what test applicants choose to take. Test scores will be used as part of the holistic application review process.

GMAT: A score between 550-620 is considered good. The minimum required score is a 465. We do not consider the writing or integrated reasoning sections.

Use code: J7Z-5J-64
For more information on the GMAT, please visit Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).

GRE: We consider a 302-308 (old scale: 1100-1200) a good score range; there is no UF mandated minimum GRE score. We do not consider the writing section.

Use code: UF 5812

UF students: the UF Teaching Center and Writing Studio offer GRE preparation workshops and tutoring each semester.

For more information on the GRE please visit Educational Testing Service (GRE).