Accelerated Combined Degrees
SIUE students can earn graduate-level credit for courses taken during their undergraduate program. This accelerated option saves time and money by allowing students to complete two degrees with fewer individual courses. Undergraduate students can earn 6-12 credit hours toward both the bachelor’s and graduate degrees.
The following programs provide an accelerated option for qualifying SIUE students who wish to earn simultaneous credit toward undergraduate and graduate degrees. Interested students should speak with their undergraduate academic advisor and the graduate program director to develop a plan of study.
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science
- Criminal Justice
- Environmental Sciences
- Nursing (Traditional)
- Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Accelerated Option for RN to BS in Nursing
- Industrial Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mass Communications
Tuition and Financial Aid
Students are charged undergraduate tuition and fees and remain eligible for undergraduate financial aid, scholarships and awards. However, when approved for admission to the combined degree program, students are eligible for graduate assistantships and other Graduate School sponsored programs.