Joint/Accelerated Programs

You have so many options: Earn a business degree in three years, or a master’s in five. Or transfer to a partner institution for an advanced or specialized degree.

professor speaking to her studentsACCELERATED PROGRAMS

THREE-YEAR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEGREE

You can earn a business degree in three years at MCLA, then stick around to enroll in our Master of Business Administration program.

BACHELOR’S/MASTER OF EDUCATION 4+1 PROGRAM

An accelerated pathway for those students looking to earn both a teaching license and a Master of Education (M.Ed.). Finish both degrees in five years.

JOINT DEGREE PROGRAMS

biology studentHealth Sciences, B.S./PHYSICAL THERAPY, D.P.T.

A 4 + 3 Program connecting MCLA and Sage Graduate School. After completing MCLA’s requirements, enter a doctor of physical therapy program and become a physical therapist.

Health Sciences B.S./OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, M.S.

After completing coursework and other requirements, students can enter M.S. in occupational therapy programs and gain preferred admission to the M.S. in occupational therapy program at the Sage Colleges in Albany, N.Y.

BIOLOGY, B.S./PODIATRIC MEDICINE, D.P.M.

You can simultaneously complete your senior year at MCLA and your first year of podiatric medicine at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM). MCLA counts credits from the NYCPM toward your B.S. in biology.

MCLA BACHELOR’S DEGREE/J.D. 3+3 PROGRAM

MCLA has agreements with both the University of Massachusetts School of Law and the Western New England University School of Law, permitting qualified students to enroll after only three years of undergraduate work.

Questions? Contact Us

413.662.5575
dgce@mcla.edu

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