Loyola University Chicago

The Graduate School

4+1 Programs

Accelerate your path to a graduate degree with Loyola’s 4+1 programs! Earn a Master’s with only one extra year of study following the completion of your undergraduate degree. Visit us at our upcoming Open House and click through the dropdowns below to learn more.

Year 1 and 2

Explore options with your academic and career advisors. Chart a two-year schedule to establish the best path toward your degrees.

Year 3

Apply online. Transfer students who are juniors may apply at the end of their second semester. Loyola students do not need to submit official transcripts. Please review your program of interest for the required supporting materials.

Year 4

Begin your graduate course work. Graduate with your bachelor’s degree.

Year 5

Complete your graduate course work. Graduate with your master’s degree.

ELIGIBLE PROGRAMS

Some 4+1 programs are a continuation of your undergraduate degree at a graduate level, while others are interdisciplinary. The programs below are organized by undergraduate school. Search for your undergraduate major to see what options you have for graduate coursework, and click each program title to learn more.

NEXT STEPS

To explore your options with our 4+1 programs, contact your academic advisor. If you are ready to apply, apply now.

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