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Apply to a Co-terminal Degree

Co-terminal degree programs at the Illinois Institute of Technology allow currently enrolled undergraduate students to complete both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in as few as five years. 

What Co-terminal Programs are Available?

For a complete list of the available co-terminal degrees at Illinois Tech, please review the Graduate Bulletin. Students may also work with advisers to identify alternate bachelor's and master's degree pairings,
pending the approval of the prospective graduate program and the student's undergraduate program.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to apply for a co-terminal program, you must:

  • Have at least 12 undergraduate credits left to complete in the first semester of co-terminal study. For example, if you apply for Fall 2019 co-terminal study, you must have at least 12 undergraduate credits left to complete in Fall 2019.
  • Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at Illinois Tech
  • Have completed at least 60 or more credit hours of applicable undergraduate coursework, with a minimum of 12 credits earned at Illinois Tech
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 or 3.25/4.0, depending on the program. GPA admission requirements vary by program; please contact the academic unit or grad.admission@iit.edu directly for specific GPA requirements.
  • Have not yet applied for undergraduate degree conferral (ie. graduation)

Application Deadlines

Students may apply for co-terminal programs based upon this admission timeline:

  • May 1 for summer semester
  • August 1 for fall semester
  • December 1 for spring semester

Access the Application

The application process can be completed online by following this process:

  1. Log in to the my.iit.edu portal
  2. Select the Academics tab and navigate to the Undergraduate Academic Affairs – Student channel
  3. Select the Co-Terminal Degree Program Application