Tulane offers a variety of accelerated degree programs that allow students to complete multiple degrees in a reduced amount of time. Accelerated degree programs enable students to begin working on a graduate or professional degree, while they are still enrolled as undergraduates.
Joint Bachelor's and Juris Doctor
For students interested in pursuing a profession in law. Students receive undergraduate instruction during their first three years at Tulane and begin their studies at the Tulane School of Law in what would otherwise be their senior year. This program enables students to receive the BA/BS and the JD in as few as six years. Learn more about the program >
Joint Degree Programs: 4+1 Undergraduate-Graduate Programs
Students enrolled in these 4+1 programs have the benefit of obtaining two degrees: undergraduate and graduate, in only five years of study. Many departments offer 4+1 programs, but the specifics for each program differ by department.
Liberal Arts 4+1 Programs (BA and MA)
- Art History
- Classical Studies
- French and Italian
- Policy Economics
- Spanish and Portuguese
Science and Engineering 4+1 Programs (BS and MS)
- Applied Math
- Biomedical Engineering
- Behavioral Health
- Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
- Computational Science
- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Interdisciplinary Master of Science
Joint Bachelor of Science in Management / Master of Accounting Program (BSM-MACCT)
Offered by our A.B. Freeman School of Business, this program allows students to earn a Bachelor of Science in Management and Master of Accounting in only five years. Learn more about the program.
Combined Public Health Undergraduate-Graduate Programs
Students pursuing an undergraduate degree in public health, have the option to continue their education through admission into the graduate programs offered by the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Accepted students typically begin graduate work towards the MHA, MPH, or MSPH during their fourth year at Tulane.
Creative Premedical Scholars Program
Students interested in majoring in the liberal arts, but ultimately seek to attend medical school and pursue a career in medicine, are invited to apply to this program. Successful applicants complete a liberal arts degree, are guaranteed admission to Tulane’s School of Medicine, and do not have to take the MCAT. Learn more about the program.
Tulane Pathway to Medicine
The Tulane Pathway to Medicine (TPM) is a program that will provide Tulane University undergraduates early assurance admission into Tulane University School of Medicine (TUSOM). The TPM program is for students who are committed to pursuing a degree in medicine at TUSOM after completing their four years of undergraduate education. Students in this program are not required to major in a particular major but are required to maintain a certain GPA to remain in the program. Invited applicants will be interviewed in the Spring. Learn more about TPM