4+1 Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s degrees are a great way to save time and money and also enhance your career opportunities. Receive your Master’s degree in as little as one year. Eligible students take 12 graduate credits which is applied to both the undergraduate and graduate degrees.
These programs allow students to complete the requirements for an undergraduate and graduate degree at Manhattanville at an accelerated pace. That is, neuroscience undergraduate students will be able to complete up to 12 credits in the MS in Biomedical Sciences program prior to the completion of their undergraduate degree and apply these credits to their graduate degree.
Students must have at least 75 earned credits to be accepted into the program. Candidates need an overall GPA of at least 3.3, have taken coursework to provide a strong foundation of biological science knowledge, and have at least one recommendation from Manhattanville faculty attesting to the student’s preparedness for graduate level study.
All students in the dual degree program must complete BIO1001 and BIO1002 (Principles of Biology), along with CHM1001-1004 (Principles of Chemistry) as they are prerequisites for other biology courses. Students must earn a B or better in all biology and chemistry coursework to continue in the program and may take no more than one 5000 level biology course in the first two semesters of their participation in the program. Students may subsequently take up to two 5000 level biology courses per semester.
Courses which may count toward both degrees are any 5000 level Biology or Chemistry course are described in the college graduate catalog under M.S. Biomedical Sciences, and include courses such as (but not limited to):
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