Accelerated Master’s Pathway
A Faster Path to Your Master’s Degree
Start earning credits toward your Master’s degree while in your Bachelor's program. Through our Accelerated Master’s Pathway, you can work on both degrees at the same time. You’ll gain advanced skills as an undergraduate and reduce your time in graduate school. If you decide to continue your education, you could save up to $6,150 and be up to six courses ahead, depending on your area of study, making your next degree that much more achievable.1 Upon completing your Master’s, you’ll enter the workforce with more education in less time.
The Accelerated Master’s Pathway is available in ten of our popular Business, Health Sciences and Nursing programs plus some specializations. Even if you’re unsure about earning your Master’s degree, this risk-free option allows you to test drive graduate education without having to commit to a Master's program.
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How It Works
See which Bachelor's programs lead to which Master’s programs. You can find out how much you could save on your Master’s based on how many courses overlap between the two programs.
|Bachelor’s Program||Master’s Program||Number of Courses Available||Potential Savings on Your Master's Degree|
|HEALTH SCIENCES DEGREES|
|Health & Wellness Bachelor’s||Master of Public Health (MPH)||up to 4||up to $4,100|
|Health & Wellness Bachelor’s||Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)||up to 4||up to $4,100|
|Healthcare Management Bachelor’s, No Specialization||Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)||up to 6||up to $6,150|
|Healthcare Management Bachelor’s, No Specialization||Master of Public Health (MPH)||up to 3||up to $3,075|
|Healthcare Management Bachelor’s, Public Health Specialization||Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)||up to 4||up to $4,100|
|Healthcare Management Bachelor’s, Public Health Specialization||Master of Public Health (MPH)||up to 5||up to $5,125|
|Human Resources and Organizational Leadership Bachelor’s||Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)||up to 4||up to $4,100|
|Human Resources and Organizational Leadership Bachelor’s||Master of Business Administration (MBA)||up to 2||up to $2,050|
|Business Management Bachelor’s||Master of Business Administration (MBA)||up to 4||up to $4,100|
Supply Chain & Logistics Management Bachelor’s
|Master of Business Administration (MBA)||1||up to $1025|
|RN to BSN||Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - all specializations||up to 2||up to $2,050|
|Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)||Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - all specializations||up to 2||up to $2,050|
Am I Eligible?
To be eligible to substitute a Master’s-level course while enrolled in a Bachelor’s program you must meet the following qualifications:
- A cumulative programmatic GPA of at least 3.0 in your current Bachelor’s program
- 20 completed Bachelor’s credits with a grade of B or higher
- Additional eligibility requirements apply depending on program of study
Please see full eligibility requirements within the catalog under the Eligibility to Substitute a Master's-Level Course While Enrolled in a Nursing Bachelor's Degree Program or Eligibility to Substitute a Master's-Level Course While Enrolled in a Non-Nursing Bachelor's Degree Program policies.
Earn Your Degree Faster and Smarter
Online Empowered Learning™
Our online degrees are flexible, affordable and provide full access to our campus resources and support. Empowered Learning allows you to learn by doing, manage your pace and stay connected with faculty and peers.
You can save time and money through transfer credits, credit for prior learning and $149 self-directed assessments by showing you already have the knowledge for a particular course and don't need to take it.
Support with Every Step
From award-winning library and learning services to experienced faculty, career support and student advisors, we provide a variety of resources to help you reach your goals and pursue your career.
"Once you get in it, it just becomes a part of who you are. It doesn't really change too much from degree to degree. The due dates stay pretty much the same, though the workload changes a bit. It's really just doing the same thing that you're already doing, but you’re continuing to further your education."
Graduate, Master of Human Resources Management
Find Your Accelerated Master's Pathway
The following Bachelor's degree programs are available with the accelerated Master's pathway option for qualified students. Use the filter below to find the Bachelor's degree program that best fits your goals.
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