College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > International Studies > Combined Degree Program > International Studies (BA)
For complete details on the combined bachelor’s + master’s degree program in International Studies and the application process, refer to the BA/MA Info Sheet. Applications are due by April 15th of the student's Junior year. If you are interested in applying to the combined degree program, please contact the International Studies Department Chair, Shailja Sharma
The Department of International Studies offers a combined bachelor’s + master’s degree program that allows academically outstanding students the opportunity to complete their current bachelor’s and a master’s degree in International Studies in as few as five years. Students in this program investigate the underlying assumptions and histories of contemporary global issues, and analyze scholarship using approaches from social and cultural theory, as well as international political economy. This program is open to all majors at DePaul University. Students apply in the spring of their junior year.
During the senior year, admitted students take three graduate-level courses that double-count toward undergraduate and graduate requirements. Students beginning the MA portion of a combined degree program will receive the Double Demon Scholarship which covers 25% of the tuition on the remaining MA courses.
Students must submit the following to the Graduate Admission Office at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15th of their Junior year: