The 4+1 Accelerated BA/MA Degree Program is open to Temple English Majors and is designed to allow students to graduate with both a master’s degree and an undergraduate B.A. in English within 5 years of matriculating at Temple University. The program is designed for high achieving English majors who have excelled in the first three years of their undergraduate studies, and who seek out the credential of a master’s degree as an aid in teaching, publishing, or writing positions or in acquiring a competitive edge in applying to Ph.D. programs. Students apply during their junior year.

To learn more about this accelerated degree offering, please visit the English Accelerated Degree Admissions page to learn more about graduate program requirements, dates and deadlines and instructions on how to apply.