Accelerated Degree Programs

Earn a master’s degree in only one year of study beyond the bachelor’s degree. Or earn a law degree in only two years. Through our accelerated dual-degree programs, you can continue your studies seamlessly through Fordham’s graduate schools of arts and sciences, business, education, law, and social service.

Benefits of Becoming a Double Ram

  • Cost savings over a typical two- or three-year graduate program at another school
  • The prestige of a Fordham degree from a highly ranked graduate school
  • Broader access to and participation in a community of conscientious, compassionate educators and students
  • The development of specialized skills that can lead to greater career opportunities and earning potential

Apply as a Junior and Start Taking Grad Courses as a Senior

You are eligible to apply to most accelerated degree programs during your junior year.

3-3 Program

Juris Doctorate

Five-Year Bachelor’s/Master’s

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Contact Us

For more information about any of these programs, please contact the school you are most interested in applying to:
Gabelli School of Business
Brian Dunn
Assistant Dean for Honors Opportunities and Dual-Degree Programs
[email protected]
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 
Office of Admissions
Graduate School of Education
Marilyn Bisberg, M.S.E., Early Childhood Special Education
Accelerated Master’s in Teaching Program Coordinator
Graduate School of Social Service
Gregory Acevedo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Director, Baccalaureate Program in Social Work
School of Law
Hillary Mantis
Director, Pre-Law Advising, FCRH and FCLC
Dennis Cappello
Pre-Law Adviser, Gabelli School of Business
[email protected]