Joint bachelor’s/master’s program seeking applicants

The Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education is accepting applications from students interested in the joint bachelor’s/master’s degree program. Applicants should be undergraduates at the junior level with a minimum 3.30 cumulative GPA.

The joint bachelor’s/master’s degree program is designed for the University’s highly motivated, academically talented and qualified undergraduates. Students are expected to perform at a graduate level, which demands academic rigor, maturity and excellent communication skills.

Joint bachelor’s/master’s programs include:

  • M.S. in administration of justice (5 years)
  • M.A. in applied behavior analysis (5 years)
  • MBA: Masters of Business Administration (5 years)
  • M.S. in health care administration and management (5 years)
  • M.A. in holistic counseling (6 years)
  • M.A. in holistic leadership (5 years)
  • M.A. in humanities (5 years)
  • M.A. in international relations (5 years)
  • M.S. in management (5 years)
  • M.S. in management, concentration in nonprofit management (5 years)
  • M.A. in rehabilitation counseling (5.5 years)

Applications are due Feb. 15, 2014.

To apply, students must submit the following:

  • Graduate application (available online)
  • Personal statement: Essay of 1-2 pages discussing his/her interest in pursuing a graduate degree program.
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members. The recommendation form is available here.

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and the application fee are waived for joint bachelor’s/master’s degree applicants. For more information, contact the Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education at (401) 341-2385 or

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