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Earn Your Master's Degree in Just One Additional Year
Fairfield University’s accelerated bachelor’s/master’s programs allow qualified undergraduate students to earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in as few as five years, depending on the program. This accelerated pathway allows students to transition directly into one of the following master’s programs and earn a graduate degree in less time and at potentially less cost than when done separately.
Students choosing one of these options work with their undergraduate advisors to follow a specific sequence of undergraduate study before matriculating as a graduate student to complete their master’s degree. Each program has certain prerequisites, and all programs require the permission of the program director for entry.
The College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences has created an accelerated pathway for current, high-achieving undergraduate students who are interested in transitioning directly into one of their master's programs. Please follow the links below for information on the specific eligibility criteria, process, and timeline for each program.
School of Education and Human Development
In collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education and Human Development offers an accelerated bachelor's/master's teacher certification in elementary, secondary, and special education. It also offers a five-year MSW in social work in partnership with the Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies. Please follow the links below for information on the specific eligibility criteria, process, and timeline for each program.
School of Engineering
Charles F. Dolan School of Business