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Bachelor’s + Master’s Program in Education

Gain a mastery of your subject area while increasing your marketability as an educator. The accelerated B.A./B.S. + M.S.Ed. program helps you achieve the dual-certification that state school systems are increasingly requiring while waiving course requirements and streamlining the application process. By pursuing this five-year degree at Monmouth, you will concentrate your graduate studies in Students with Disabilities, cultivating the skillset necessary for understanding and addressing specific learning and social needs of a diverse population. Taught by experienced practitioners, our comprehensive endorsement provides theoretical knowledge and fieldwork opportunities that will help set you apart in the job market.

Progression Requirements

  • 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • You may be required to take up to two graduate courses during your senior year. Your advisor and program director will provide guidance on course requirements. You will then follow the sequence of graduate courses for summer/fall and spring.
  • The $50 Graduate Studies application fee, recommendation letters, and essay requirements will be waived.
  • 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.