Accelerated BS to MS Degree Programs

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BS to MBA Program

Fairfield Dolan offers a BS to MBA program that allows students to obtain both a bachelor’s degree and an MBA in just five years, rather than the six or more years normally required. The BS/MBA program is ideal for candidates who wish to complete the MBA early in their business careers.

A minimum of 156 credits is required to receive both degrees. 120 of the 156 credits are completed at the undergraduate level. At the graduate level, students earn a minimum of 36 credits.

BS to MS Programs

BS/MS programs allow students to complete both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. Fairfield Dolan master’s degrees include:

  • Master of Science in Accounting (undergraduate major in Accounting required)
  • Master of Science in Business Analytics
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Science in Management (Non-business major required)

A minimum of 156 credits is required to receive both degrees. 120 of the 156 credits are completed at the undergraduate level. At the graduate level, students earn a minimum of 36 credits.

For more information please contact Interim Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, Fr. Gregory Konz, SJ.

Graduate Admission Criteria

Fairfield University undergraduate students interested in a BS/MS program should reapply to the graduate program they are interested in during the first semester of their senior year. The following is required:

  • Online graduate application
  • A personal statement of interest in, and qualifications for, a BS/MS program
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A GPA of at least 3.0
  • A GMAT score of at least 500
    • Fairfield Dolan undergraduates who have a 3.25 cumulative GPA and 3.25 major GPA will be qualify for a GMAT waiver
    • The GMAT is not required for the Master of Science in Management program

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