Information For Undergraduates

Accelerated Masters Degrees in Interdisciplinary Studies

Accelerated master’s degree programs are designed for Mason’s highly qualified and highly motivated undergraduates.

  • They provide a streamlined application process with no application fee.
  • They allow students to apply 6 graduate credits to their undergraduate degrees.
  • Students have the opportunity to take an additional 6 graduate credits to be held for reserve graduate credit (apply only to the graduate degree).
  • They can start their graduate degrees with up to 12 credits earned while undergraduates.

Undergraduate students may enroll in an accelerated master's program when they have between 75 and 100 undergraduate credits. Undergraduate students may apply to an accelerated master's program when they have completed at least 24 undergraduate credits.

Students admitted to an accelerated master’s degree program have the opportunity to complete both degrees in record time. Interdisciplinary Studies offers 5 concentration options:

      Energy and Sustainability

      Folklore Studies

      Religion, Culture, and Values

      Social Justice and Human Rights

      Women and Gender Studies