4+1 Pathways

Undergraduate-to-Graduate Degree Options

Combined with knowledge gained from your undergraduate program, Gabelli School of Business MS degrees will equip you with specialized career skills -- now with an accelerated pathway for undergraduate students with new cross-over credit options.

4 + 1 Degree Pathways

Gabelli School of Business Master's Degrees

Your Current Major

MS in Accounting (MSA)

(30-45 Credits; Part-time Option Available; Spring, Summer, and Fall Intake Available). Students participating in the BS/MS programs for Professional Accounting or Professional Taxation may accelerate completion of the graduate degree in less than 12 months depending on the student’s undergraduate coursework.

GSB Accounting, GSB Accounting Information Systems, GSB Applied Accounting  and Finance

MS in Applied Statistics and Decision-Making (MSSD)

(30 Credits, Part-time Option Available)

FC Economics, FC Mathematics, FC Math and Economics

MS in Business Analytics (MSBA)

(30 Credits, Part-time Option Available)

FC Mathematics, FC Math and Economics, FCLC New Media and Digital Design, GSB Accounting Information Systems, GSB Global Business/Digital Media Technology, GSB Information Systems

MS in Global Finance (MSGF)

(36 Credits)

FC Economics, FCRH International Political Economy, FC Math and Economics, GSB Accounting Information Systems, GSB Applied Accounting & Finance, GSB Finance, GSB Global Business/Global Finance & Business Economics, GSB Information Systems, GSB Public Accountancy, GSB Public Accounting

MS in Information Technology (MSIT)

(30 Credits, Part-time Option Available)

FC Computer Science, FC Information Technology and Systems, FC Math and Computer & Information Sciences, FCLC New Media and Digital Design, GSB Accounting Information Systems, GSB Global Business/Digital Media Technology, GSB Information Systems

MS in Management (MSM)

(30 Credits)

Any FCRH or FCLC or PCS Liberal Arts or Science Majors

(Not Suitable For Gabelli Undergraduates)

MS in Marketing Intelligence (MSMI)

(36 Credits)

FC Communication and Culture, FC Journalism, FCLC New Media and Digital Design, FC Psychology, GSB Global Business/Global Marketing with Consumer Insights, GSB Marketing, FC Marketing Minor

MS in Media Management (MSMM)

(36 Credits; Part-time Option Available;  Spring, Summer, and Fall Intake Available)

FC Communication and Culture, FC Digital Technologies and Emerging Media, FC Journalism, FCLC New Media and Digital Design, GSB Global Business/Digital Media Technology, GSB Global Business/Global Marketing with Consumer Insights

MS in Quantitative Finance (MSQF)

(39 Credits)

FC Computer Science (BS), FC Mathematics, GSB Finance, GSB Global Business/Global Finance and Business Economics, GSB Information Systems Major with Mathematics Minor

MS in Taxation (MST)

(30-45 Credits; Part-time Option Available; Spring, Summer, and Fall Intake Available). Students participating in the BS/MS programs for Professional Accounting or Professional Taxation may accelerate completion of the graduate degree in less than 12 months depending on the student’s undergraduate coursework.

GSB Accounting, GSB Accounting Information Systems, GSB Applied Accounting  and Finance


A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at the graduate level. A 6-credit course waiver may not be available for MSA and MST due to CPA requirements. For 2021 applicants, it’s optional to submit test scores from GMAT/GRE for all programs except MS in Quantitative Finance.

There are more reasons than ever to complete a Gabelli School MS Degree:

  • Up to six credits from undergraduate degree may be counted toward Gabelli School MS degree
  • GMAT/GRE waivers may be available
  • Expedited application process
  • Application fee waived
  • All 4+1 applicants will be considered for a maximum $15K scholarship; for students with a 3.5 GPA or higher, you may be eligible for the Early Leaders program.

For Example:

  • FC Economics Major students can waive 6 credits of MS in Global Finance with two preapproved Economics courses, such as ECON 3347 International Finance and ECON 3636 Money and Banking.

For more information, including which undergraduate degree courses are eligible to fulfill MS degree requirements, please contact Gabelli Graduate Admissions.

For current GSB students interested in CPA licensure, please click here.

Please contact the Gabelli School Graduate Admissions team at admissionsgb@fordham.edu to learn more, such as which undergraduate degree courses are eligible to fulfill Gabelli School of Business MS degree requirements.