In today’s competitive workforce, a master’s degree can make you stand out and help you advance in your career. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, average income for M.A. graduates is about $10,000 a year more than for B.A. graduates.
Our accelerated master's programs put you on a fast-track to getting both your bachelor's and master’s degree in as few as five years. Programs require admission to the UA Graduate College (typically in your junior year) and have minimum GPA requirements. Plan to meet with both your undergraduate advisor and the Director of Graduate Studies in your interested area early on to start planning.
Earn your B.A. and M.A. in Communication in as little as 5 years
Criminal Justice/Public Administration
Earn your B.S. in Criminal Justice and work on your Master's in Public Administration at the same time
Get your B.A. in Information Science and eSociety, plus your M.A. in Library and Information Science
Add an M.S. in Human Language Technology to your B.A. in Linguistics in as little as 5 years
Middle Eastern & North African Studies
Complete a B.A. and professional M.A. in Middle Eastern & North African Studies in 5 years
Earn your B.A. in Philosophy and an M.A. in Philosophy in just 5 years
Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law/Philosophy
Earn your B.A. in PPEL and an M.A. in Philosophy in just 5 years
Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Complete both your B.A. and M.A. in Politics, Philosophy & Economics in as little as five years
Political Science/Public Administration
Earn your B.A. in Political Science and work on your Master's in Public Administration at the same time