5 Years. 2 Degrees.
Take the Binghamton experience to the next level.
But with Binghamton's accelerated degree programs, you can earn your master's degree with just one extra year of classes. You'll combine your bachelor's degree with a master's degree and finish both in five fast years.
On average, a master's degree can earn you $10,000 more annually than a bachelor's degree. In some fields, the salary increase can mean an annual difference of $20,000.*
*Statistics based on information reported by the U.S. Census Bureau
Harpur College Accelerated Degree Programs
Philosophy (for PPL and PHIL majors)
Benefits of an Accelerated Degree Program
➢ Only 18 credits on top of your Bachelor's degree
*Depends on individual program requirements
and student's coursework
➢ Save time: Complete two degrees in 5 years, instead of 6
➢ Save money
*Take less time and fewer credits relative to
getting a Bachelor's and Master's separately
even for graduate courses.
➢ Start your career earlier
How to Apply: Accelerated Degree Program
Open to Current Binghamton University Undergraduate Students Only
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➢ Submit a "declaration of intent to apply" form to your chosen program or speak to graduate director (see individual programs).
➢ Review degree plan and prospective course schedules to ensure completion of both degrees. Students generally complete 2-3 graduate courses during senior year.
➢ Register for graduate courses (department will do this) and finish undergraduate requirements, but pay at the undergraduate rate! Courses double count in both grad and undergrad degree.
➢ Formally apply to the accelerated program during the first semester of your senior/last year (min 88+ credits).
1st Year Graduate Student
➢ Take remaining graduate courses to finish accelerated degree.
Questions? Contact email@example.com or Graduate Directors for individual programs.