Accelerated Master’s

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You can accomplish a lot in five years or less!

Pursue a master’s degree in less time and with less financial commitment.

Designed for the driven Fulton Schools student, the Accelerated Master’s combines advanced undergraduate course work with graduate course work, enabling students to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years or less.

By strengthening technical competence and distinguishing students among their peers, the program prepares students for success in an intensely competitive and global workforce, while enhancing their lifetime earning power. It is a cost-effective way to specialize in your field — paving the way for doctoral studies and a lifetime of intellectually stimulating work.

Graduating faster makes more cents!

Normal completion rates for a bachelor’s and master’s degree can be six or seven years. With an Accelerated Master’s you can save 1-3 years of tuition and expenses.

Students who receive New American University scholarships can receive up to eight consecutive semesters of scholarship funds, which can be applied to an Accelerated Master’s.

Accelerated Master’s options: When to start

Start as an incoming first-year student

Highly motivated high school students can capitalize on their Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), Cambridge International Exam (CI), transfer coursework (or dual enrollment) (DE), ASU Prep Digital, Accelerate Engineering and Technology (AET), Engineering Fast Track (EFT) or Earned Admission (EA) credits to earn two degrees while at ASU. This Accelerated Master’s path enables students to earn a bachelor’s in three years, and a master’s in one additional year. That’s the time it takes most people to get just one degree!

Use our maps and tools to help you see if this Accelerated Master’s option is right for you!

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Start during your bachelor’s degree

Students are eligible to apply to the Accelerated Master’s program while enrolled at ASU, before they start their final two undergraduate semesters.

To learn more about application timelines and requirements, current Fulton Schools students should contact their schools’ advising team.

All Fulton Schools of Engineering undergraduate programs offer an accelerated option at Arizona State University.