Dual Degree Programs
Bachelor's Degree/Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice Program
The bachelor's degree/master of arts (M.A.) degree in criminal justice program, offered by the School of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with Rutgers School of Criminal Justice in Newark, permits students pursuing majors other than criminal justice to accelerate, completing both the baccalaureate and the M.A. degrees in four and one-half years. More information is available at Rutgers School of Criminal Justice.
Bachelor's Degree/Master's Degree Programs with the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Joint-degree programs, offered in cooperation with the School of Arts and Sciences and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, permit students pursuing certain majors to accelerate, completing both the baccalaureate and a master of public health or a master of public policy in five years. More information is available at the Bloustein School.
Five-Year, Dual-Degree Program in Engineering and Liberal Arts/Sciences
A five-year, dual-degree program is available that leads to a bachelor's degree from the School of Arts and Sciences and a bachelor's of science degree from the School of Engineering. More information is available at the School of Engineering.
Five-Year Teacher Certification Program
Teacher certification programs in many areas of specialization are offered through the Graduate School of Education to School of Arts and Sciences students. Education students major in a liberal arts subject other than education, since the teacher certification programs do not constitute a major. More information is available at the Graduate School of Education.
Future Leaders M.B.A. (B.A./B.S. Accelerated M.B.A. for Undergraduates)
The Future Leaders M.B.A. program is designed specifically for undergraduates who are interested in an accelerated master of business administration (M.B.A.) degree program. This joint-degree program in science and business is designed to open up doors to leadership jobs and careers never imagined.
The program is designed specifically for undergraduate science majors such as biology, business, chemistry, environmental science, or physics. During the first three years, student follow the typical undergraduate degree track. In the fourth year, students begin taking courses toward the M.B.A., completing both degrees in as little as five-and-a-half to six years.
More information is available at the Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick.
Liberal Arts Coordinated B.A. or B.S./M.B.A. in Professional Accounting
The Newark and New Brunswick colleges of arts and sciences and Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs-Newark and New Brunswick have established a coordinated program leading to the bachelor of arts (B.A.) or bachelor of science (B.S.) degree at the applicant's undergraduate college of arts and sciences and an master of business administration (M.B.A.) degree in professional accounting from Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs-Newark and New Brunswick.
The program is designed for liberal arts and science students who seek to pursue full-time professional studies in accounting at the graduate level. Students who accrue more than 9 credits in accounting at the undergraduate level, or who earn an undergraduate degree through the Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark and New Brunswick may not enroll in this program. Further information and applications may be obtained from the Graduate Admissions Office, Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick, 1 Washington Park, Newark, NJ 07102. The website is business.rutgers.edu/mba/dual-degree/ba-bs-pamba.
Rutgers University/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Articulated Programs
Several articulated bachelor's degree/graduate degree programs are offered jointly by the School of Arts and Sciences and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. The purpose of these joint articulated programs is to permit integration of basic medical sciences into advanced natural science courses in preparing students for the clinical portion of their professional education. These programs, for specially selected students, include a seven- or eight-year B.A./M.D. program of study taken at Rutgers University and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, a seven-year B.A./M.D. program of study taken at Rutgers University and New Jersey Medical School, a seven-year B.A./D.M.D. program of study taken at Rutgers University and New Jersey Dental School, and a six-year B.A./M.S. Physician Assistant program offered jointly by Rutgers University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Health Related Professions. For details, contact the Health Professions Office.