The accelerated dual-degree program is designed for high-achieving students to complete both their bachelor’s degree and their master’s degree (MS, MA or MBA) in 4 years. First-year applicants who earn a high school GPA of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale, and have a 1200 SAT or 25 ACT if test scores are submitted, are invited to the program. Students 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.