Accelerated (BA/MA) 5 Year Program

The Accelerated (BA/MA) Program in Political Science – Concentration in the United Nations and Global Policy Studies (UNMA) offers high-achieving Rutgers undergraduates on New Brunswick campus a path toward a Master's degree that is cost effective in terms of time and tuition. With adequate planning and preparation, students can complete some MA courses as they complete their BA degree. This program in not unique to SAS students only.  As long as student's follow eligibility, all Rutgers students can earn credits toward their MA degree in Political Science as an BA/BS student. Read about more information below.

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For current sophomores:  Lloyd C. Gardner Fellowship in Leadership and Social Policy. To be eligible, students must be current sophomores (rising juniors) with a major in the School of Arts & Sciences (secondary major in another school is fine). 

For current Domestic or International Students going on to graduate school- check out scholarships open to you here: Scholarships  

For 2022 and on applicants:  Please be sure to read application instructions here to clarify which admissions systems you use. Apply Now

Please go here to apply to the Accelerated (BA/MA Program) which is identified as:

Political Science- United Nations and Global Policy Studies - 5 year (MA) New Brunswick