Qualified Pitt undergraduates apply in their third year and enroll in graduate classes in their fourth year. As they begin master’s degree studies, students simultaneously satisfy remaining undergraduate requirements to graduate on time with their bachelor’s degree at the end of their fourth year.
Students in the accelerated bachelor’s/master’s program fully participate in the graduate school experience and prepare themselves for their future career:
- Develop new skills with advanced coursework
- Gain real-world experience through a required practicum or internship
- Work with experienced researchers on basic and applied research problems
Though graduate school is challenging, this accelerated program allows motivated students to obtain a graduate degree and discover their career path—all while saving up to one year’s worth of tuition