4+1 Options

Accounting 4+1 Option

The Accounting 4+1 option at the University of Michigan-Dearborn allows students to earn both the BBA in Accounting and the Master of Science in Accounting at a substantial savings in time and money.

Students may count 4 graduate accounting courses toward the BBA Accounting major and the MS-Accounting at the same time, thereby saving 4 courses. Students will receive scholarships to reduce the net cost of these 4 shared courses to undergraduate tuition rates.

For more information, please visit the College of Business's Accounting 4+1 Option webpage.

Applied Behavior Analysis 4+1 Option

The Applied Behavior Analysis 4+1 option at the University of Michigan-Dearborn is designed to allow students who complete their undergraduate degree to fulfill the requirements of the MS in Applied Behavior Analysis with one additional year of graduate study.

This will be achieved by combining a portion of undergraduate and graduate coursework.

For more information, please visit the 4 +1 Applied Behavior Analysis Accelerated Program webpage.

Applied and Computational Mathematics 4+1 Option

The Accelerated Masters Studies Option (4+1 Option) in Mathematics and Applied and Computational Mathematics (MATH-ACM) is designed to allow motivated students to earn both a B.S. or A.B. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Applied and Computational Mathematics with one additional year of coursework. This is achieved by a double-counting allowance of up to 15 credits or five graduate level (500-level or above) courses. One additional year of graduate work (15 credits) would be needed to complete the Master's program enabling students to earn two degrees in a total of five years.

This program will be available for students to enroll in beginning Fall 2020.

For more information, please visit the Applied and Computational Mathematics 4 +1 Option webpage.

Bioengineering 4+1 Option

The accelerated undergraduate/master’s studies option in bioengineering (4+1 option) allows the most qualified UM-Dearborn undergraduate bioengineering students to pursue a program of study in which BSE and MSE degrees are earned in a five-year accelerated format.

This is achieved via combining a portion of undergraduate and graduate coursework. 

For more information, please visit the 4 +1 Bioengineering Program webpage.

Criminology and Criminal Justice 4+1 Option

The 4+1 accelerated program option allows current UM-Dearborn undergraduate Criminology and Criminal Justice majors to complete both the Bachelor of Arts and the Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice in a format that offers substantial savings in both time and money. This is achieved by a double-counting allowance of up to 15 credits or 5 graduate level (500-level or above) courses. One additional year of graduate work (15-16 credits) would be needed to complete the Master's program enabling students to earn two degrees in a total of five years.

Participation in the 4+1 program is limited to students who have completed at least 60 credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. Admission to the 4+1 program is at the discretion of the Program Director and requires an admission interview. The "regular" online graduate application should be completed with a "Yes" response to the 4+1 accelerated program question. The only supplemental materials required for 4+1 applicants are a letter of recommendation from a CCJ faculty member and official transcripts.

Once admitted to the 4+1 program, the student must attain a grade of B- or better in each 500 level class elected.  Failure to do so may result in removal from the 4+1 program.  

For more information, please visit the Criminology and Criminal Justice 4 +1 Option webpage.

Educational Technology 4+1 Option

The Master of Arts in Educational Technology Accelerated Program, or 4+1 program, is designed for undergraduate students in the Instructional Technology major who have the interest, and demonstrated ability, to pursue the MA in Educational Technology. The program is designed to allow students who complete the BA in Instructional Technology to fulfill the requirements of the MA in Educational Technology with one additional year of graduate study.  This will be achieved by combining a portion of undergraduate and graduate coursework.

For more information, please visit the 4+1 Educational Technology Accelerated Program webpage.