4+1 Programs

Begin as a Freshman and Complete as a Master's Degree Graduate

Benefits of a 4+1 Program

  • Guaranteed admission into the graduate program for students who maintain their academic standing and meet admission qualifications.
  • Qualified students move directly from their bachelors degree to their masters program with no additional admission requirements.
  • Waived application fee

4+1 Program Options

B.S. and M.S. in Criminal Justice - Police Science Concentration

Additional Benefits of this program: Students in this program will complete the Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) concentration, which leads to both a master of science in criminal justice and a certificate of completion from the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee.

Students interested in this 4+1 program must apply at the same time of admission to their bachelor's program. 

B.S. Business Administration and MBA

Students may take up to 6 graduate credits in the MBA 15-week campus-based program after reaching 90 credits in their undergraduate program. These 6 credits can be transferred into the online accelerated MBA if students choose to move to that program after the completion of their undergraduate degree. Students can complete their MBA program in under 12 months, saving time and money. Students must maintain an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 to be eligible. 

Students may apply to this program at the time of admission to their bachelor's degree or up until they have earned 90 or fewer credits. Current undergraduate students who wish to apply must complete the 4+1 program change form and forward to their advisor for approval. 

B.S.E. and Master of Education

Additional Benefits of this program: Students in this program can begin their graduate coursework in the semester immediately following completion of their bachelor's and have a seamless transition from their undergraduate to graduate program.

Students may apply to this program at the time of admission to their bachelor's degree or up until they have earned 90 or fewer credits. Current undergraduate students who wish to apply must complete the 4+1 program change form and forward to their advisor for approval. 

Eligible Options

Undergraduate Major Pathways

  • Special Education Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8)
  • Special Education Severe Disabilities (All Levels)

Undergraduate Major Pathways

  • Special Education Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8)
  • Special Education Severe Disabilities (All Levels)

Undergraduate Major Pathways

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Special Education Severe Disabilities (All Levels)
  • Confirmation of Program Areas for Secondary and Middle School (PASM) majors

Undergraduate Major Pathways

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Special Education Severe Disabilities (All Levels)

 

Undergraduate Major Pathways

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Special Education Severe Disabilities (PreK-8)

 

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