Earn both a bachelor's and master's degree in less time

Accelerated master’s

The accelerated master’s program offers highly committed undergraduate students the option to combine undergraduate degree requirements with graduate coursework, resulting in faster degree completion.

Why choose an accelerated master’s program?

Save money

  • Pay less for overall graduate coursework by taking graduate-level courses at the undergraduate tuition price
  • Earn more money upon graduation: on average, starting salaries for people holding master’s degrees are 31% higher than those with only a bachelor’s degree
  • Cover a portion of your master’s degree with your undergraduate scholarship; some limitations may apply
  • Reduce the total amount of student loans needed for a master’s degree

Save time

  • Earn a master’s degree in one year instead of the typical two (for some programs)
  • Complete both programs faster than your peers
  • Get started on your career faster
  • Less coursework means less time and money spent

Accelerate your career

  • Advance in your career faster than your peers
  • Signal to future employers you’re a highly competitive candidate
  • Accelerate your placement into a potential PhD program
  • Enter the workforce with advanced knowledge and skills
  • Employment in jobs requiring a master's degree is expected to grow by 17% from 2016-2026

Why earn a master's degree?


Higher earnings potential


Job growth for master's


Growth in healthcare