Bachelor’s to Master’s Option

The Bachelor’s to Master’s Option provides qualified Stevenson undergraduate students the opportunity to obtain both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in a shorter timeframe. A maximum of 50% of the credits required for the graduate program may be completed while the student is still an undergraduate. A maximum of two graduate courses (6 credits) may fulfill bachelor’s degree requirements. Participating bachelor’s and master’s online degree programs at Stevenson are designed to blend seamlessly, giving students a powerful education in a shorter period of time that also helps them save money.

Bachelor’s to Master’s Admission Requirements

  • Have completed at least 60 bachelor’s degree credits at the time of application. The student may enroll in graduate courses after earning at least 75 credits.
  • Transfer students are eligible to apply after completing at least one semester at Stevenson.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Complete the Bachelor’s to Master’s Application.
  • Submit a personal statement.
  • Forensic Science and the MAT programs have additional application and prerequisite requirements. This information can be found in the catalog on the specific undergraduate fields of study page, under the “Other Options” tab.

Application deadline for Fall is May 1 and Spring deadline is December 1.

The following chart shows some possible combinations of undergraduate and graduate programs which may be eligible for a Bachelor’s to Master’s option. Students who are interested in exploring these or any other options should speak with their undergraduate academic advisor. Approval from the undergraduate academic program administrator may be required.

Bachelor’s Degree ProgramsCorresponding Master’s Degree Programs
AccountingDigital Transformation and Innovation
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Studies
Healthcare Management
Applied MathematicsCommunity-Based Education and Leadership
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Studies
Master of Arts in Teaching
BiochemistryCommunity-Based Education and Leadership
Crime Scene Investigation
Forensic Science
Healthcare Management
Master of Arts in Teaching
BiologyCommunity-Based Education and Leadership
Crime Scene Investigation
Forensic Science
Healthcare Management
Master of Arts in Teaching
Business AdministrationCommunication
Community-Based Education and Leadership
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Healthcare Management
Business CommunicationCommunication
Community-Based Education and Leadership
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Healthcare Management
ChemistryCommunity-Based Education and Leadership
Crime Scene Investigation
Forensic Science
Healthcare Management
Master of Arts in Teaching
Communication Studies Communication
Community-Based Education and Leadership
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Healthcare Management
Computer Information SystemsCybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Forensic Studies
Healthcare Management
Counseling and Human ServicesCommunity-Based Education and Leadership
Crime Scene Investigation
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Healthcare Management
Criminal JusticeCrime Scene Investigation
Forensic Investigation 
Forensic Studies
Healthcare Management
Cybersecurity and Digital ForensicsCrime Scene Investigation
Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Early Childhood EducationCommunity-Based Education and Leadership
Integrative Learning (MEd)
Elementary EducationCommunity-Based Education and Leadership
Integrative Learning (MEd)
English Language and LiteratureCommunication
Community-Based Education and Leadership
Healthcare Management
Environmental ScienceCommunity-Based Education and Leadership
Master of Arts in Teaching
Fashion DesignCommunication
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Fashion MerchandisingCommunication
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Film and Moving ImageCommunication
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Graphic DesignCommunication
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Healthcare ManagementDigital Transformation and Innovation
Healthcare Management
HistoryCommunication
Community-Based Education and Leadership
Interdisciplinary StudiesCommunication
Community-Based Education and Leadership
Crime Scene Investigation
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Forensic Investigation
​​​​​​Forensic Studies
Healthcare Management
Master of Arts in Teaching
Legal StudiesForensic Investigation
​​​​​​Forensic Studies
MarketingCommunication
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Healthcare Management
Medical Laboratory ScienceForensic Science
Healthcare Management
Middle School EducationCommunity-Based Education and Leadership
Integrative Learning (MEd)
NursingHealthcare Management
*Graduate Nursing is not eligible
PsychologyCrime Scene Investigation
Forensic Investigation
​​​​​​Forensic Studies
Healthcare Management
Theatre and Media PerformanceCommunication
Digital Transformation and Innovation

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Lindsey Weishaar

Mathematics (B.S), Forensic Accounting (M.S.)

“The BS to MS option was something that made Stevenson stand out when I was looking at different schools. I really liked the idea of taking master’s level courses at no additional cost while I was still in undergrad.”