You know what you want to do in the world — and you're willing to work very hard to achieve it.
Perhaps you've already set your sights on an advanced degree, one that builds on your rigorous undergraduate education and puts you in line for leadership.
To help meet your goals, Simmons introduces the 3+1 Program. An innovative collaboration between our nationally recognized undergraduate college and our graduate schools, this new academic plan allows you to earn your bachelor's and master's degrees in four years. You'll enter the workforce sooner, fully prepared — and you significantly save on tuition costs.
We offer five accelerated options:
- Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work
- B.S. in Computer Science and M.S. in Library and Information Science
- B.A. in Economics and M.A. in Public Policy
- B.A. in Political Science and M.A. in Public Policy
- B.A. in Sociology and M.A. in Public Policy
All combine the outstanding academics, real-world experience, and unparalleled faculty mentorship for which Simmons is known. Created with interdisciplinary learning in mind, these accelerated degree programs will position you competitively for a range of careers in rapidly growing fields, several of which present groundbreaking opportunities for women.
You'll receive the same high quality education as traditional students but in a shorter timeframe. A strategic sequencing of courses, as well as some exceptional motivation on your part, make it work. If entering the workplace earlier is a priority for you, we encourage you to discover how 3+1 adds up to a fast and flexible future.