College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > School of Public Service > Combined Degree Programs

Combined Degree Programs

The combined bachelor’s + master’s degree programs allow students to complete 12 graduate credit hours while still undergraduates. These 12 graduate credit hours will count toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Students apply to these programs in the spring of their junior year; interested students should contact The Office of Graduate Admission.

School of Public Service combined bachelor's + master's degree programs include:

Application Guidelines

To apply, please submit the following:
  • ​A completed combined degree application​. Under the section titled "Intended Graduate Program", select "other" and write in your program choice.
  • Two-page professional statement describing your educational and career goals, relevant work or volunteer experience, and any special circumstances affecting past or prospective academic performance. 
The application and professional statement should be delivered​ to:
Office of Graduate Admission
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
2400 N. Sheffield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614-3936

Scanned copies of the application and professional statement may also be emailed to​

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Office of Graduate Admission at (773)325-7315.