Accelerated B.A./Master's Degree: Policies and Requirements

Policies

Please visit the academic catalog.

Eligibility Requirements

Please carefully review the eligibility requirements for the Accelerated B.A./Master’s Degree program. If you have questions about the application process, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office.

IF YOU BEGAN AT CLARK AS A FIRST-YEAR STUDENT...

To qualify for a full (100 percent) tuition scholarship, Clark students must:

  • Be a full-time undergraduate student for four years (eight semesters) at Clark
  • Meet the departmental entry requirements of the chosen graduate program
  • Achieve a 3.40 GPA* for the second and third years of study in aggregate
  • Apply to the program by May 1 of your junior year (or Nov. 1 if the second semester of your junior year is in the fall semester)
  • Achieve a 3.40 GPA* for the fourth year of study
  • Complete a bachelor’s degree within five years of initial entry to Clark University

IF YOU TRANSFERRED TO CLARK...

Undergraduate transfer students to Clark will be eligible for a 50 to 25 percent tuition scholarship during their fifth year, under the following conditions:

  • Be a full-time student for at least one full academic year prior to admission at the end of the junior year
  • Meet the departmental entry requirements of the chosen graduate program
  • Obtain a GPA of at least 3.40* for whatever portion of the sophomore and junior year coursework taken at Clark in aggregate
  • Apply to the graduate program of your choice by May 1 (or Nov. 1 if the second semester of the junior year is in the fall semester)
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.40* during the senior year

​​*Individual departments may have additional requirements, including a potentially higher GPA. For more information, please contact the program adviser.