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Five-Year Baccalaureate/Master’s Programs

Monmouth University’s Five-Year Baccalaureate/Master’s Programs are designed for students who want to increase their knowledge and skills before entering the workforce, while reducing the length of full-time study required to earn both degrees. Learn more about the various programs offered below by clicking the link to view the sequence chart.

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.25
  • Minimum combined critical reading, math, and writing SAT of 1600 on the (Old) SAT or 1160 on the Redesigned (New) SAT
  • Meet regular standards for admission to the University

Here’s how it works:

  • Applicants need to indicate interest in the Five-Year Program on their application for admission. Students will be notified upon acceptance to Monmouth if they are eligible for the program.
  • Upon acceptance into the Five-Year Program, you will be assigned an advisor who will help you through the entire program.
  • At the completion of your sophomore year at Monmouth University, you must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and a 3.00 GPA in your major.
  • At the completion of your junior year, you must have 96 credits completed and a 3.00 GPA within your major.
  • Before the completion of your senior year, you must submit your online Graduate Studies admission application by the May 1 deadline; social work applicants must apply by March 15. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 and meet the requirements for your intended graduate program.
  • At the completion of your senior year, if you have completed your undergraduate requirements for graduation, you will participate in the University’s Commencement program and receive your bachelor’s degree.
  • Business, history, public policy, education, English, and software engineering students will begin their graduate program in the summer session. Social work, criminal justice, and computer science students will begin in the fall semester.
  • The Graduate Studies application fee, recommendation letters, and essay requirements will be waived.
  • For the BSBA/MBA program, student must complete the following courses with a grade of “B” or better: BE 201, BE 202, BM 250, BA 251, BA 252, BE 251, BF 301, BF 304, BM 350, BK 250
  • First-year students who were offered entry into the Five-Year Program at the time of admission to Monmouth may enroll in the Five-Year Program by contacting Patrick Dorsey, associate director of undergraduate admission, at
  • For the BSW/MSW program, a positive recommendation for Advanced Standing from the BSW Program Director after the interview is required in the fourth year to continue in the MSW program.
  • For more information about Monmouth University’s Five-Year Programs, please contact the Undergraduate Admission Office at 732-571-3456.
  • Students in the Five-Year Program who are currently residing in University-sponsored housing are eligible to participate in the housing selection process to live in University-sponsored housing during their fifth year.
  • Students in an Education Five-Year Program must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 by the beginning of the sophomore year and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 throughout their program.

Five-Year Baccalaureate/Master’s Programs

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