Dual Admission Program BS/MA

Dual Admission Program BS/MA

Dual Admission Accelerated Program for BS/MA

Admission Requirements:

  1. Students must have an overall GPA of 3.5
  2. Students are must have completed 60+ undergraduate credits at the start of the semester he or she is accepted as a BS/MA student.  Transfer students applying to the program must have completed at least 12 credits at John Jay.

Student should have completed ECO 213, ECO 255, MAT 241, or equivalent

Application Requirements:

The program requires applicants to submit the following documents:

  1. CUNY first student transcript and copy of current degree audit - DW
  2. Two letters of recommendation from faculty members to provide an assessment of the student’s scholarly capabilities (including writing and communication skills)
  3. A personal statement of approximately 500 words detailing your qualifications and reasons for pursuing the accelerated program
  4. A writing sample of 5-10 pages (of a research or analytical paper)                                                                           


Please email these documents in one PDF file to the Interim Graduate Program Director, Zhun Xu at zxu@jjay.cuny.edu and Major/Minor Coordinator Sara Bernardo at sbernardo@jjay.cuny.edu.

Submission deadlines:

June 1 for Fall Admission and January 10 for Spring Admission

Please note: The Admissions Committee may request interviews with applicants.