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A master's degree from Gannon University can provide you with a competitive edge as you enter the job market. Gannon has opportunities in a wide variety of academic areas to enable students to receive undergraduate and graduate degrees in less time and
at a lower
+1 programs allow students to obtain a master’s degree in a shorter amount of time by taking graduate courses as an undergraduate student. Once accepted into a +1 program, you can:
Once enrolled as a graduate student, you may qualify for a
discounted tuition rate if enrolling in an approved graduate program.
*The M.S. in Applied Exercise Physiology program does not permit students to take graduate level courses while completing their undergraduate degree; however, the program is designed to be completed in one calendar year.
Talk to your undergraduate advisor to learn more about program requirements and how to incorporate graduate coursework into your undergraduate schedule.
Speak with your undergraduate academic advisor about joining a specific +1 graduate program. Complete the 4+1 Application and submit it to your
academic advisor. Your undergraduate advisor will pass it to the necessary graduate program advisor and the Dean’s office. Once approved by all appropriate parties, you will be cleared to schedule graduate level coursework during the remainder of
your undergraduate curriculum.
*You may apply to the graduate program when you have
completed 75 credits of undergraduate coursework. If accepted to a
graduate program, you may begin taking graduate courses once you have completed
90 credits of undergraduate coursework (each program has specific
Schedule an advising appointment with the Office of Graduate Admissions (email@example.com) or (814-871-7474). Apply for full-time graduate school admission to the +1 graduate program you’re enrolled in at
Accelerated Professional Programs fully integrate the graduate curriculum into the undergraduate program. These programs currently allow graduate credits to count towards undergraduate degrees. Other names for accelerated professional programs
include the following: accelerated programs, direct-entry programs, 5-year programs, 4+2 programs, 3+2 programs, and 3+3 programs.
These programs typically require students to apply for entry directly out of high school. In some cases, students may change their majors early in their college career to enter an accelerated professional program. Gannon’s accelerated professional programs
are NOT +1 programs.
If you are a high school student, please contact Gannon’s Undergraduate Admissions office with any questions regarding the accelerated
If you are a current Gannon student and you are interested in pursuing an accelerated professional program, please speak with your academic advisor. Clinical Mental Health Counseling