Graduate Combination, Dual-Degree and Joint Degree Programs

Combination Degree Programs

A combination degree is a situation where the same institution awards more than one degree from an overlapping course of study. Combination degrees often allow a shorter time for completion due to the “double-counting” of some coursework. 

  • Accelerated Master of Business Administration (A.M.B.A.) / J.D.
  • Accountancy / Law, M.A.C.C. / J.D.
  • Biomedical Sciences / Medicine, Ph.D. / M.D. (Medical Scientist Training Program)
  • Business Administration / English, M.S. / M.A.
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice / Law, M.A. / J.D.
  • Earth and Environmental Resources Management / Law, M.E.E.R.M. / J.D.
  • Economics / Law, M.A. / J.D.
  • English / Library and Information, M.A. / M.L.I.S.
  • Epidemiology / Environmental Health Sciences, Ph.D. / Ph.D.
  • General Public Health / Medicine, M.P.H. / M.D.
  • General Public Health / Pharmacy, M.P.H. / Pharm.D.
  • Health Services Policy and Management / Law, M.H.A. / J.D.
  • Human Resources / Law M.H.R. / J.D.
  • International Business / ESCP Paris Master of Management, M.I.B / M.I.M.
  • International Business / Koc University Master of International Management, M.I.B. / M.I.M.
  • International Business / Law, I.M.B.A. / J.D.
  • Journalism and Mass Communications / Law, M.M.C. / J.D.
  • Public Administration / Law, M.P.A. / J.D.
  • Public Administration / Social Work, M.P.A. / M.S.W.
  • Public History / Library and Information Science, M.A. / M.L.I.S.
  • Social Work / Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, M.S.W. / M.P.H.
  • Social Work / Health Service Policy and Management, M.S.W. / M.P.H.
  • Social Work / Law, M.S.W. / J.D.

Dual-Degree Programs

 A dual-degree (or a dual academic award) is one whereby students study at two or more institutions, and each institution awards a separate program completion credential bearing only its own name, seal, and signature. 

  • Environmental Law and Policy / Law, M.E.L.P. / J.D. (Dual Degree Program with the Vermont Law School)
  • International Business / Shanghai Jiao Tong University Master of International Business, M.I.B./M.I.B.
  • International Business / Tec de Monterrey Master of International Business, M.I.B. / M.I.B.
  • International Business / Università Bocconi Master of International Management, M.I.B. / M.I.M.
  • International Business / University of Mannheim, M.I.B. / Mannheim Master of Management
  • Sport and Entertainment Management with National Taiwan Normal University, Ph.D.
  • International Hospitality and Tourism Management with National Taiwan Normal University, Sport, Leisure and Hospitality Mgmt with focus on Sport Mgmt M.H.I.T.M. / M.S. 
  • Sport and Entertainment Management with National Taiwan Normal University, Sport, Leisure and Hospitality Mgmt with focus on Sport Mgmt M.S.E.M. / M.S. 
  • Business Administration / Management with EMLYON Ph.D. / Ph.D. 

Joint Degree Programs

A joint degree program (or joint academic award) is one whereby students study at two or more institutions and are awarded a single program completion credential bearing the names, seals, and signatures of each of the participating institutions.

  • ME.d. Educational Technology with UofSC Aiken
  • Ph.D. Pharmaceutical Sciences with MUSC
  • M.S.E.M. Sport and Entertainment Management with Qatar (pending approval)
  • M.S. Exercise Science with Qatar (pending approval)