Qualified Pitt undergraduates can apply in their third year and enroll in graduate classes in their fourth year. As they begin their master’s degree program, students can complete any remaining undergraduate requirements to graduate on time with their bachelor’s degree at the end of their fourth year. Students will complete their master's degree at the end of their fifth year.
Students in the accelerated bachelor’s/master’s program fully participate in the graduate school experience and prepare themselves for their future careers by:
- Developing new skills with advanced coursework,
- Gaining real-world experience through a required practicum or internship, and
- Working with experienced researchers on basic and applied research problems.
Graduate school is challenging, but the accelerated program allows motivated students to obtain their graduate degree and discover their career path—all while saving up to one year’s worth of tuition