Earn Your Bachelor's and Master's in just 5 Years in the Suffolk 4+1 Program

Suffolk University’s 4+1 Program recognizes the accomplishments of top undergraduate business students by waiving the GMAT/GRE application requirements for students who meet the qualifications. Qualifying students can earn the MSA, MSBA, MSF, MSFSB, MSM, or MST in as few as nine (9) months of full-time study or 21 months of part-time study, or your MSA/MSF, MSA/MST, MSBA/MSA or MSBA/MSF in as few as 16-21 months at Suffolk University. To qualify you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be a second semester senior earning an undergraduate degree in business or economics major at a U.S. Institution.
  • Applications from recent graduates will also be considered.
  • You must have at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA.
  • Top students will automatically be considered for merit-based fellowship awards. No separate application is required.

To apply, visit suffolk.edu/grad or contact the Office of Graduate Admission, 617-573-8302, gradadmission@suffolk.edu.

Suffolk Five Year MPA Program

Suffolk University students can earn a minor in Public Service and a master's degree in Public Administration in a total of five (5) years.

Public Service minor students may waive up to four (4) courses (12 credits) if accepted into the Suffolk Master of Public Administration program. This enables a student to complete both the undergraduate and graduate degrees in only five (5) years of full-time study. In order to waive courses, undergraduates must register for sections cross-listed with graduate level courses and earn a "B" grade or better. For more information contact The Institute for Public Service at mpa@suffolk.edu.