Combined Bachelor’s/ Master’s Programs

Business Studies and Economics

Through our popular accelerated program, qualified undergraduates can earn their bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in business administration, health care administration and management, or innovation and strategic management in just five years.

Our combined bachelor’s/master’s programs are designed for the University’s highly motivated and academically talented undergraduates, with a recommended GPA of 3.30 or higher. Undergraduates complete the application process by Feb. 15 of their junior year.

Undergraduates who are conditionally accepted into the master’s program may take four graduate courses (12 credits) during their senior year. Of these 12 credits, six are applied to the undergraduate degree.

Final program acceptance is contingent upon successful completion of the bachelor’s degree and the four graduate courses in the senior year. The total number of credits required to complete the combined program is 150, 24 of which are graduate credits taken in the fifth year.

Students interested in the combined bachelor’s/master’s program should inform their appropriate undergraduate advisor and meet with the graduate business program director during the first semester of their junior year.