College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Combined Bachelor’s + Master’s

Combined Bachelor’s + Master’s Degrees

DePaul’s combined bachelor’s + master’s degree programs allow you to earn both your undergraduate and graduate degrees in as few as five years (rather than the traditional six or more).

The courses you’ll take during your senior year will count toward both your bachelor’s and master’s degree, saving you time and money, moving you seamlessly from your undergraduate classes right into your graduate coursework.

Create the combined degree program that's right for you

Many LAS combined degrees are open to all current DePaul undergraduate students interested in graduate study. Others are open only to designated undergraduate majors.

Loading...

    Featured Programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    DePaul Undergraduate degree + Critical Ethnic Studies MA
    DePaul Undergraduate degree + International Studies MA
    DePaul Undergraduate degree + Modern Languages MA (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish)
    DePaul Undergraduate degree + Public Health MPH
    DePaul Undergraduate degree + International Public Service MS
    DePaul Undergraduate degree + Nonprofit Management MNM
    DePaul Undergraduate degree + Public Administration MPA
    DePaul Undergraduate degree + Public Policy MPP
    DePaul Undergraduate degree + Sociology MA
    DePaul Undergraduate degree + Sustainable Urban Development MA
    DePaul Undergraduate degree + Women’s and Gender Studies MA (recently approved)
    DePaul Undergraduate degree + Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse MA

    Students interested in any of the LAS combined programs apply through the Graduate Admission Office in their junior year, and if accepted, take up to three graduate courses in their senior year. Once students earn their bachelor’s degree from DePaul, they matriculate as a graduate student and complete the remaining required courses for the master’s degree.

    Learn more about combined degrees View all DePaul graduate programs See all LAS degree programs

    Interested in more information?

    Fill out the form and we'll send you more information about combined degrees and your options.

    Request Information