As a 3+1 student, you will have the flexibility to participate in experiential learning, internships and study abroad opportunities. These experiences play a large role in career development and are central to this dual-degree program. Our students have a strong support system that includes dedicated faculty and staff, alumni connections and a career development office that works to develop job preparation and interview skills.
Our accelerated dual-degree (3+1) program enables you to earn your undergraduate and graduate degrees in the most efficient and economical way possible, positioning you for success in a competitive landscape. This approach to earning your degrees advances on traditional higher education models by focusing on rigorous, interdisciplinary and experiential learning.
The benefits include:
Saving time and money: You’ll complete your degrees sooner, save on tuition costs and enter the workforce at least one year earlier, with a graduate degree
Competitive career positioning: Your graduate degree will give you an advantage in a competitive landscape
Scholarships: Your scholarships are available throughout your master’s degree program*
Dedicated guidance: You’ll be partnered with the director of the program within the school who will also be your academic adviser
Experiential learning: You’ll have access to special programming and networking opportunities for program students
Course overload fees are waived during the Fall and Spring semesters for students in accelerated dual-degree programs up to 19 credits per term (or up to 20 credits per term for up to two semesters for students engaging in a study abroad program). Summer and/or January term courses may be required to earn the accelerated graduate degree and are also offered at no cost to students in accelerated dual-degree programs.**
*This only applies to the one graduate program associated with your chosen dual-degree.
**Not to exceed a seven-credit limit per Summer (Summer 1 and Summer 2 combined) or a three-credit limit per January term in which you enroll in courses. Any additional credits in a Summer or January term will have associated credit hour costs. Please see the tuition and fee schedule on the webpage for specific costs per program.