School of Management - Combined Undergraduate/Graduate

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4+1 Accounting Program

The accounting 4+1 program provides an opportunity for qualified students to complete their BS and MS degrees in accounting within a five-year period. In addition, the five-year program meets the requirements for the 150-credit-hour degree that is required for licensing in New York state. 

To be eligible for admission into this special program, students must possess academic qualifications that allow admission into the graduate programs at the end of their senior year. Interested students may begin the application procedure in the fall of their senior year by submitting a completed graduate application to the University’s Graduate School. Further information about the five-year program for accounting may be obtained from the SOM Graduate Advising Office or at

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4+1 Programs

  • Harpur College/School of Management 4+1 MBA Program
  • Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science/School of Management 4+1 MBA Program

These special programs allow a limited number of highly qualified and well-motivated undergraduate students from the above-stated programs the opportunity to combine their undergraduate studies with graduate work in Binghamton University’s School of Management, whereby they may complete both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree within a five-year period. The 4+1 program is more completely described in the SOM graduate portion of this publication.

Further information about the 4+1 program for Harpur College students may be obtained from the Harpur College Academic Advising Office or the SOM Graduate Advising Office.