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Earn an Undergraduate and Graduate Degree in Five Years

Students enrolled in one of the Rowland School of Business undergraduate programs who have completed 90 credits and have a 3.0 GPA have the option to take graduate classes in one of our master's programs. This gives students the ability to earn a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree from the school in as little as five years. This is a valuable opportunity for students interested in continuing their education and increasing their career advancement potential. Getting a head start on a graduate degree gives you an advantage financially and exposes you to higher-level courses and experiences during your undergraduate career.

*To complete the master’s program in one year, students must complete three consecutive semesters of study.

How the Fast-Track Bachelor’s to Master’s Program Works

Select an undergraduate major:

Next, select a graduate program:

How to Apply

  • Point Park students may apply for the Rowland School of Business Fast-Track Bachelor’s to Master’s Program at any point during their undergraduate studies.
  • If accepted into the program, undergraduate students with at least 90 credits completed and a 3.0 or higher GPA may start taking their master's program classes.
  • As part of the application process, students should also submit a current resume and a 500-word statement of purpose which addresses how your professional experience and career goals relate to graduate study. Letters of recommendation and a copy of your Point Park transcript are not required.

Learn More

  • For more information, contact Nick Poprocky, assistant director of the Office of Graduate and Online Admissions, at 412-392-3807 or
  • To learn more about our MBA or M.S. in Health Care Administration Management programs, contact Archish Maharaja, CFP, CPA/PFS, Ed.D., graduate program director, at
  • To learn more about our M.A. in Organizational Leadership program, contact Heather Starr Fiedler, Ph.D., graduate program director, at

Learn about our MBA program in the video below: