Accelerated Master's Programs

Get a head start on your master's degree while completing your bachelor's with AMP

Accelerated Master's Programs (AMP IU) gives motivated, ambitious students a competitive advantage in the global marketplace — and saves time. IU Bloomington students enrolled in one of our over 20 Accelerated Master’s Degree Programs can complete both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years

Accelerated master’s degrees, sometimes referred to as 3+2 or 4+1 programs, are programs which allow admitted students to take graduate courses during their IU undergraduate career for subsequent completion of an IU master’s degree.

Choose a degree combination that enhances your training in a specific field, or combine degrees that pull together your personal academic and career goals. 

Whichever degree combination you choose, AMP IU will save you time and money—all while positioning you for maximum post-graduate success.

Master's Degree FieldDegree TypeEligible IU Undergraduates (if specified)
BiotechnologyMSBS Biotechnology
Business AdministrationMBA
Criminal JusticeMACollege of Arts and Sciences Majors
Computational LinguisticsMSBS Computational Linguistics
Computer ScienceMSBS Computer Science
Data ScienceMSStudents with 12 BS Data Science credits
GeographyMACollege of Arts and Sciences majors
GeographyMSCollege of Arts and Sciences majors
Germanic StudiesMACollege of Arts and Sciences majors
Information ScienceMIS
Informatics, Animal Informatics TrackMSBS Animal Behavior, BS Informatics
Intelligent Systems EngineeringMSIU undergraduates with a strong STEM background
International StudiesMABA International Studies
Latin American and Caribbean StudiesMACollege of Arts and Sciences majors
Library ScienceMLS
Nutrition ScienceMSBS Applied Health Science, Dietetics
Public AffairsMPA
Public Affairs and Environmental Science (Dual)MPA-MSES
Quantum Information ScienceMSBS Computer Science
Russian and East European StudiesMACollege of Arts and Sciences majors
Scientific Inquiry and Research IntegrityMACollege of Arts and Sciences majors
Secure ComputingMSBS Computer Science
SociologyMACollege of Arts and Sciences majors

Earn your Master's and Bachelor's in less time

Speed up your degree track in a few easy steps:

  1. Enter a select bachelor's program and qualifying master's program among the pairings listed above.
  2. You'll take graduate-level courses during your bachelor's program, usually in your last undergraduate year. For some programs, these graduate courses may even count for both undergraduate and master's degree requirements.
  3. Complete requirements for your graduate degree while completing your bachelor's, saving you a year or more of time.