4+1 Degree Programs

4+1 BS-MS Geological Sciences Program

Students have the opportunity to complete both the bachelor's and master's degrees in geological sciences in five years. Interested students should see their undergraduate geology advisor early in the junior year to discuss requirements. Undergraduate credits: 126. Double count credits: 8. Graduate credits: 30-32.

4+1 BA/BS-MBA Program

Students have the opportunity to complete both the bachelor's degree in geological sciences and a master's of business administration (MBA) in five years. Students should see their school advising office for questions regarding the curriculum for the undergraduate degree and the School of Management graduate advising office for questions regarding the MBA program. Undergraduate credits: 126. Double count credits: 26. Graduate credits: 57.


Save Time & Money

Typically, earning a master's degree takes two years. But with Binghamton University's 4+1 degree programs, you can earn your master's degree with just one extra year of classes. You'll finish both your bachelor's degree and your master's degree in a total of five years.

By choosing a 4+1 degree program, you'll save a full year of tuition dollars. Plus, you'll pay undergraduate tuition rates for your graduate classes during your fourth (senior) year.

How Does it Work?

You complete most of the coursework for your bachelor's degree in your first three years. In your fourth year, you take both bachelor's- and master's-level courses, graduate with your bachelor's degree and formally apply to the Graduate School. In your fifth year, you are admitted to the Graduate School and focus solely on graduate coursework.

Take the Binghamton experience to the next level. Plan your coursework early and apply for 4+1 degree program.

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