Public Engagement

Bachelor's-Master's Program

  • Would an advanced degree help you achieve your professional and personal goals? Take advantage of The New School's Bachelor's-Master's program, which saves you time and money. You can earn up to 18 credits (depending on the master’s program) in New School master’s courses and apply those graduate credits to both your undergraduate program and an MA or MS degree.

  • Who Is Eligible?

    Current Students: You can participate if you are pursuing a bachelor's degree in the Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students (BPATS) or at Eugene Lang College. You are also eligible if you are pursuing the BFA in Jazz and Contemporary Music or the BM in Orchestral Instruments at the College of Performing Arts. Students pursuing the BA/BFA (BAFA) pathway are eligible if one of their undergraduate majors is included in the pairings listed below. If you are a transfer student who meets the program requirements, you can begin taking master’s-level courses in your first semester.

    In addition, you should have:

    • Completed, or be in the process of completing, 60 credits toward a bachelor's degree
    • Earned a minimum GPA of 3.3
    • Completed, or be in the process of completing, four undergraduate courses relevant to your desired area of graduate study in which you earned a grade of 3.0 or higher
  • Approved Bachelor's-Master's Program Pairings

    Undergraduate MajorGraduate Degree
    Culture and Media (BA)Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism (MA)
    Environmental Studies (BA or BS)Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (MS)
    Global Studies (BA)Anthropology (MA)
    Global Studies (BA)Historical Studies (MA)
    Global Studies (BA)International Affairs (MA)
    Global Studies (BA)Media Studies (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA)Fashion Studies (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Anthropology (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (MS)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Historical Studies (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)International Affairs (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Liberal Studies (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Media Studies (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Non-profit Management (MS)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Organizational Change Management (MS)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Philosophy (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Politics (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Psychology (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Sociology (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA)
    Liberal Arts (BA or BS)Public and Urban Policy (MS)
    Urban Studies (BA)Public and Urban Policy (MS)

  • Benefits

    • Access to graduate courses as an undergraduate student
    • Graduate school application fee waived
    • GRE requirement waived
    • Time saved (up to 12 to 18 graduate credits, depending on the master’s program)
    • Tuition saved (up to $27,360, depending on the master’s program)

    Apply Now (current New School students)

    To apply, fill out an application.

    Application Deadlines (current New School students)

    For Fall admission: February 10
    For Spring admission: September 25