The accelerated dual-degree program is designed for outstanding students. Traditionally those students who have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale and a combined SAT score of 1200 (or ACT of 25) are invited to the program as first-year students and complete the bachelor’s degree at an accelerated pace, finishing undergraduate work in three years.  The fourth year of study is dedicated to the master's program. 

Undergraduate programs available include:

Options for the graduate year include master’s degree programs in:

In certain cases, the MBA program also may be an option. Students who are interested in pursuing the MBA as their graduate degree should discuss it with their academic adviser for approval.

More information about the accelerated dual-degree program can be found on the Quinnipiac website, Communications Accelerated Dual-Degree Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree (3+1) page.