4 plus 1

Earn your bachelor's degree and master's degree in 5 years

Students in the science lab

Undergrad major in Integrative Social Science

MLSt recent graduate Sabrina

Save time, tuition and easily transition into grad school with our accelerated master's degree programs known as 4+1 degrees.

Sharing 12 credit hours across the undergraduate major and graduate program, you earn your master’s in one year rather than two.

A minimum 3.0 GPA is required but there is no entry exam. You apply for the program after you have completed at least 75 credit-hours.

This option is available for the following College of Integrative Sciences and Arts master's degree programs:

4+1 Leading to the MS in Applied Biological Sciences

— combine with any of the five concentrations within the applied biological sciences major at ASU Polytechnic campus: natural resource ecology, preveterinary medicine, applied biological sciences, secondary education, and sustainable horticulture.

4+1 Leading to the MS in Integrative Social Science

— combine with any of the three social science majors at ASU Polytechnic campus: integrative social science; political science; and science, technology and society.

4+1 Leading to the Thunderbird Master of Global Management

— combine with the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts undergraduate major in general studies 

4+1 Leading to the MS in Organizational Leadership 

— combine with any of these College of Integrative Sciences and Arts' undergraduate degrees:

  • BA in English  
  • BA in History  
  • BA in Liberal Studies  
  • BA in Interdisciplinary Studies  
  • BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Organizational Studies)  
  • BA in Organizational Leadership  
  • BA in Organizational Leadership (Project Management)  

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4+1 Leading to the Master of Liberal Studies or the  Master of Liberal Studies (Film and Media Studies) 

— combine with any of these College of Integrative Sciences and Arts' undergraduate degrees:

  • BA in English 
  • BA in History 
  • BA in Liberal Studies 
  • BA in Interdisciplinary Studies 
  • BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Organizational Studies) 
  • BA in Organizational Leadership 
  • BA in Organizational Leadership (Project Management)

[fill in a Wrike form to indicate your interest]