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4 + 1 Programs

Earn your master’s faster & pay less for your graduate degree.

Take your career potential to the next level with one of Cedar Crest’s 4+1 bachelor’s/ master’s degree programs, which prepare you for life and work in a cutting-edge marketing and ever-changing world. Through this accelerated pathway, you can earn both your bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years.

  • Earn your master’s degree in half the time. By taking graduate courses as an undergrad, you can earn a master’s degree with only 1 extra year of schooling.
  • You’ll pay less for your graduate degree. Graduate courses you take as an undergraduate student are covered under your undergraduate tuition.

“It was always my plan to attend Cedar Crest College for the 4+1 program. I knew that coming back to school after a few years to earn my master’s degree could be challenging, and the 4+1 program would condense all of my education into a shorter time frame” – Elyse Podgurski ’21, M.Ed. ’22

4+1 Degree Options

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Offered with undergraduate programs in

Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Offered with undergraduate programs in

Master of Science in Crime Science
Offered with the Criminal Justice undergraduate program  

Master of Science in Integrative Exercise Science
Offered with the Exercise Science undergraduate program