Requirements

  • A participating program
  • Approval of an AMP advisor ?
  • A graduate faculty major professor and/or future thesis advisor. This is not the same person as an AMP advisor.
  • Have completed at least 105 credits of the required 180 credits for a bachelor's degree. This is equivalent to junior standing.
  • A 3.25 grade point average for completed undergraduate coursework. The courses that will apply to the graduate degree must be 3.0 or better.
  • Meet the English language proficiency standards per the Graduate Catalog
  • International students will need a proper visa/I-20 once the graduate program starts

Timeline

Year 3 of Undergraduate

Meet with an AMP advisor.

Identify a graduate faculty major professor and/or future thesis advisor. This is not the same person as an AMP advisor.

Work with your graduate faculty major professor and/or future thesis advisor to create a plan of study and potential graduate research project.

Apply to the Graduate School using the Accelerated Master's Platform application code provided by the AMP advisor.

Year 4 of Undergraduate

Earn up to 12 graduate credits.

Year 1 of Graduate

Start Graduate School transferring up to 12 graduate credits earned as an undergraduate.

Application

In addition to the regular Graduate School application process, the application also includes:

  • The application code provided by the AMP advisor.
  • Statement of graduate research or project objectives (essay of no more than 500 words)

  • A tentative plan of study that identifies the 12 credits that will apply towards the graduate degree; and planned courses for the graduate degree. The plan must be signed by the graduate advisor for non-thesis master's programs or the major professor/advisor for thesis-based master's programs. This does not replace the Program of Study. Your program advisor will supply the form. Please include the projected term of completion of the Bachelor’s degree requirements.

  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who are knowledgeable of the student’s academic background and potential for success in a graduate degree program.

The application fee will be waived.

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