The 5-Year BA+MPA is a fast-track program designed for high performing undergraduates in Urban Studies. By accelerating the completion of two degrees, students will jump start their careers as professionals in public administration.
Students apply for admission to the 5-year Program through the College of Urban Affairs. A complete application is comprised of the 4+1 application form, official Graduate Record Exam scores, and two letters of recommendation from faculty.
- 90 hours earned
- Achievement of a grade point average of 3.25 or better
- GRE scores at the 40th percentile (verbal and quantitative combined) and an Analytical Writing score of 4.0
- Completion of core competencies (economics, public policy and statistics) by earning a grade of B or better in UST 300, UST 301 and UST 302, UST 404