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Exceptional undergraduate students with capacity in their senior year may begin taking graduate courses to accelerate earning their master’s degree. Up to six graduate credit hours earned as an undergraduate student enrolled at Catawba College may count in both the undergraduate and graduate degree requirements.


• 90 credit hours earned

• 3.5 GPA or higher

• Approval from the Undergraduate Advisor and Graduate Program Director

Interested students should apply for admission to the graduate program after earning at least 90 credits toward their bachelor’s degree. Acceptance to the graduate program would be provisional upon completing the undergraduate degree within one year.