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    Goucher’s academic partnerships and entry pathways offer students select opportunities to earn dual degrees or a B.A. and a specialized master’s in only five years.

    Goucher College has partnered with other notable institutions to provide students with expanded academic and post-graduate opportunities. Partnerships include dual-degree undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as accelerated graduate pathways.

    These programs combine Goucher's rigorous liberal arts experience with specialized curricula to prepare you for additional studies at one of our partner institutions. This accelerated track prepares you to enter the workforce with a competitive advantage.

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    Advanced Academic Partnerships

    These programs combine Goucher’s excellent liberal arts experience with specialized curricula to prepare you for additional studies at one of our partner institutions.

    Johns Hopkins University

    Johns Hopkins 4+1 BA/MS Business

    4+1 — B.A./M.S. in Business

    This program prepares you for your career with a specialized master’s degree from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. In only five years, earn your B.A. and a specialized master’s in one of these disciplines: Finance, Marketing, Information Systems, Health Care Management, or Business Analytics and Risk Management.

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    Johns Hopkins MA Nursing Program

    M.S. in Nursing

    This program linkage offers Goucher undergraduate students a dedicated program liaison and chief advisor through the graduate school admissions process for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.

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    B.A. + Master of Health Science

    B.A. + Master of Health Science

    The Master of Health Science in Social Factors in Health is an advanced research degree. It is designed for students with undergraduate exposure to social and behavioral sciences and/or public health, who seek further training in theory and methods in these areas.

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    B.A. + Master of Bioethics

    B.A. + Master of Bioethics

    The Master of Bioethics is an innovative, interdisciplinary and cross-divisional graduate program combining approaches from science and technology, the humanities and arts, and public health and medicine to prepare students from diverse backgrounds to investigate and address the bioethics challenges of professional and civic life.

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    Loyola University

    Loyola 4+1 B.A./M.B.A Program

    4+1 — B.A./M.B.A.

    Earn your B.A. and M.B.A. in only five years with Loyola University Maryland’s Emerging Leaders M.B.A. (ELMBA) program. Fast Track admission and a 15% tuition discount are available for qualifying Goucher students.

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    Middlebury College

    Middlebury M.A. in French, Spanish

    M.A. in French/Spanish

    For French Transnational Studies and Spanish majors who want to expand their studies with immersive graduate experiences abroad, earn your B.A. and M.A. in only five years.

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    University Of Maryland, Baltimore

    University of Maryland 4+1B.A./M.P.H. Public Health

    4+1 — B.A./M.P.H. (Public Health)

    Leverage your Goucher Public Health minor to a Master’s degree in just five years in this innovative program.

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    Combined Degree Programs

    Earn two bachelor’s degrees with this unique combined degree experience. Study the liberal arts at Goucher College while developing your engineering skills at Columbia University.

    Columbia University

    Columbia University 3+2 B.A./B.S. in Engineering

    3+2 — B.A./B.S. in Engineering

    Explore the liberal arts and sciences at Goucher, and go on to develop professional knowledge and experience in a specific field of engineering — earning two bachelor’s degrees along the way.

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    Accelerated Graduate Programs

    These 4+1 programs are designed for students eager to advance their professional careers. These accelerated programs will take students from a specially curated undergraduate experience into an accelerated Master’s program to provide them with a B.A. and Master’s degree in just five years.

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    4+1 B.A./M.A. in Cultural Sustainability

    4+1 — B.A./M.A. in Cultural Sustainability

    Goucher’s Master of Arts in Cultural Sustainability offers a competitive edge for emerging cultural leaders seeking to advance their professional lives in new directions and collaborate innovatively with communities in a world where cultural equity is threatened. 

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    4+1 B.A./M.A. in Environmental Sustainability

    4+1 — B.A./M.A. in Environmental Sustainability

    Environmental injustice, species extinction, climate change, and resource depletion are all increasing concerns for humanity. A graduate degree in Environmental Sustainability & Management equips you to tackle these challenges.

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    4+1 B.A./M.A.T.

    4+1 — B.A./M.A.T.

    The B.A./M.A. in Teaching prepares future teachers to tackle the unique challenges of the classroom and to launch their careers.

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    4+1 B.A./M.Ed

    4+1 — B.A./M.Ed.

    The Goucher College B.A./Master of Education answers the urgent needs of today's teachers by integrating theoretical and practical coursework across ten areas of specialization.

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