3+2 and 4+1 and Dual-Degree Programs

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Bard College offers a number of 3+2, 4+1, and dual-degree programs in the United States and overseas, awarding both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Many degree-granting international programs also offer study abroad opportunities for a semester or a year.

Bard College Programs

Bard's 3+2 and 4+1 programs are designed to offer Bard undergraduates a path to a master's degree in any of the fields below. Generally, qualified students are accepted into a 3+2 program in their junior year.  Declaring commitment to a 3+2 program at moderation allows advising and course selection to support a smooth transition to the two-year master’s program. By selecting a 4+1 pathway, students completing their B.A. at Bard combine the benefit of a four-year undergraduate experience with either a one-year master of arts in teaching program or a one-year master of arts in economic theory and policy program, which provides preparation for students intending to pursue a doctoral program in economics.The following programs offer dual-bachelor's degree opportunities from Bard College.

3+2 Programs with Other Institutions

The following programs offer opportunities for Bard undergraduates to earn a master's degree or second bachelor's degree in two years following their junior year at Bard.*Other opportunities are available at these institutions. Follow this link for more information.

Other Dual-Degree Programs

International Programs:
The following programs offer dual-degree opportunities with international partner institutions.Other Graduate Options: