Accelerated Master's

Take a quicker path to the finish line

You know where you want to go in your career. Get there sooner.

Earn credit that you can apply to your master’s degree and bachelor’s degree (major) at the same time.

How it works

The accelerated master’s in chemistry allows you to:

  • Complete 12 hours of 600+ level courses, detailed below, that will count toward both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
  • Earn your two degrees in 10 semesters (five years), plus one summer. Normally, you would need at least 12 semesters to earn both degrees.

This option is available only for Missouri State undergraduate students.

When to apply

To get on the accelerated track, you should:

  • Make the decision prior to or during your junior year.
  • Work with your advisor and the chemistry graduate program coordinator to develop a plan.
  • Complete the requirements and coursework detailed below.

The accelerated track is designed for highly motivated students.