Applying for a Combined Degree
Combined Degree Criteria
To be admitted as a regular or special graduate student in a combined program, applicants must submit documentation that demonstrates satisfactory fulfillment of the following admission criteria:
For those enrolling in an undergraduate/graduate combined program:
- Completion of a minimum of 90 undergraduate credit hours
- A minimum of 3.5 cumulative point-hour ratio in all previous undergraduate work
For those enrolling in a professional/graduate combined program:
- An earned baccalaureate or its equivalent or completion of the first year of a professional program
- A minimum of 3.5 cumulative point-hour ratio in all previous undergraduate work for those enrolling in a professional/graduate combined program who hold a completed bachelor’s degree and have not completed one year in the professional program. Students who have completed one year in their professional program must be in good academic standing, without conditions, and approved by the professional college dean, director, or chair.
- Prerequisite training that will enable the student to pursue the graduate degree program selected
Students may not be admitted to the undergraduate/graduate or the professional/graduate combined program in conditional or graduate non-degree status.
Applicants must consult the appropriate professional or undergraduate college or school about admission requirements and procedures for its combined program students. Applicants must submit a Combined Degree Program form on GRADFORMS.
See Section 8.1 of the Graduate School Handbook for more information.
Students enrolled in combined programs are admitted by the Graduate School, the relevant Graduate Studies Committee, and the professional or undergraduate college or school.
The Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions receives application material, determines when the application is complete, calculates the official GPA, and notifies the applicant of the admission decision.