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Dual-Degree Programs

Drew has academic partnerships in the New York metropolitan area and beyond that can put you on the fast track to early graduation and advanced degrees.

No matter your interests, our Dual-Degree programs double your resources, save you time, and lower your investment in your education.

At Drew, you have access to Dual-Degree programs in the following areas:

Cybersecurity – Engineering at Columbia  Engineering at Washington  Environmental Management  Forestry  Law –  Medicine  Nursing – Nutrition  Public Health — Software Engineering  Teaching  History and Culture

At the start of the 2022-23 academic year, Drew added six additional Dual-Degrees in partnership with Drew’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies and Drew Theological School:

Data Science  Finance  Medical Humanities, Health, and Society  Religion  Theology and Ministry  Master of Divinity

Drew Academic Partners

Cybersecurity with New York University

BA or BS from Drew and MS from NYU

Drew undergraduate students have the opportunity to gain guaranteed admission to NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s 10-course online MS program in cybersecurity. This 4+1 program allows students to earn a bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from Drew and a MS degree from NYU. Admission guarantees a spot as a Cybersecurity Fellow, which comes with a substantial scholarship. Drew students from any major are eligible, and there is an optional NYU Tandon Bridge program for students who many need to gain technical prerequisite knowledge to qualify for the master’s degree.

Admitted students may choose to begin taking NYU Tandon Online courses while still attending Drew, or may choose to matriculate (enroll) directly at NYU Tandon after graduation from Drew.

When to Apply: Junior or Senior year at Drew | Time at Drew: Four years | Time at New York University: One year

Engineering with Columbia University

BA or BS from Drew and BS from Columbia

Students will spend three years at Drew and then transfer to Columbia at the end of their junior year for two additional years of study. Students are required to complete their degree requirements, their major requirements, and their pre-engineering requirements while at Drew. Students may also pursue a 4+2 schedule for more
flexibility in course planning at Drew. Admission to Columbia is based on a competitive review process and is not guaranteed.

When to Apply to Columbia: Fall semester of junior or senior year at Drew | Time at Drew: Three or four years | Time at Columbia: Two years

Engineering with Washington University in St. Louis

BA or BS from Drew and BS in Engineering from Washington University

Students will spend three years at Drew and then enroll at Washington University at the end of their junior year for two additional years of study. A minimum 3.25 GPA both overall and in math and science coursework is required. Students may also pursue a 4+2 schedule Drewfor more flexibility in course planning at Drew. Students may also earn an engineering master’s degree in addition to the undergraduate engineering and liberal arts degrees by enrolling in a graduate three-year option.

When to Apply to Washington University: Fall semester of junior or senior year at Drew | Time at
Drew: Three or four years | Time at Washington University: Two years (BS) or three years (BS and Master’s)

Environmental Management with Duke University

BA from Drew and Master of Environmental Management from Duke

If you are considering a future in environmental policy, stewardship or other natural resources management, apply for this accelerated five-year dual degree program. Spend three years at Drew pursuing your bachelor’s degree, then go to Duke for two years, where you will finish your Drew degree while also working toward a Master of Environmental Management degree.

When to Apply: No later than sophomore year at Drew | Time at Drew: Three years | Time at Duke: Two years

Forestry with Duke University

BA from Drew and Master of Forestry from Duke

To train for a career in forest resources, take this five-year integrated course of study. Spend three years at Drew pursuing your bachelor’s degree, then go to Duke for two years, where you will finish your Drew degree while also working toward the Master of Forestry from Duke.

When to Apply: No later than sophomore year at Drew | Time at Drew: Three years | Time at Duke: Two years

Law with Seton Hall University

BA from Drew and JD from Seton Hall

This program with preferential admission leads to a JD in six years. Students spend three years at Drew working toward their BA before finishing their undergraduate degree and pursuing their JD at Seton Hall for three additional years.

When to Apply: Sophomore year at Drew | Time at Drew: Three years | Time at Seton Hall: Three years

Medicine with Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

BA from Drew and MD from Rutgers

A formal articulation agreement between Drew and the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) makes it possible for prospective first-year students to apply directly to a special dual BA and MD degree program. Students are admitted simultaneously to both institutions, spending three years of study at Drew and four years at NJMS.

While at Drew, the seven-year dual degree student will receive a total of $35,000 per year in scholarships for three years. Additional financial aid for the three years at Drew is available based on demonstrated financial need by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and meet test score and other academic requirements for consideration.

When to Apply: No later than November 1 of your senior year in high school.
Time at Drew: Three years | Time at Rutgers: Four years

Nursing with Drexel University

BA at Drew and BS in Nursing from Drexel

In this accelerated program, earn your bachelor of arts degree and bachelor of science in nursing degree in a total of just five years. Attend Drew for four years, then earn your BSN over the next 11 months full-time at Drexel.

When to Apply: Senior year at Drew l Time at Drew: Four years l Time at Drexel: 11 months

Nutrition/Dietetics with Drexel University

BA from Drew and MS from Drexel

The MS in Human Nutrition Program examines both normal and therapeutic nutrition for individuals and groups. The Didactic Program in Dietetics is designed specifically for students who wish to become registered dietitians.

When to Apply (Five-Year Program): Senior year at Drew | Time at Drew: Three years and one semester | Time at Drexel: Eighteen months

When to Apply (Six-Year Program): Senior year at Drew | Time at Drew: Four years | Time at Drexel: Two years

Public Health with Boston University of Public Health (BUSPH)

BA or BS from Drew, MPH or MS from BUSPH

Drew undergraduates have the opportunity to apply to the BUSPH Select Scholars program to explore different options available in the field of public health and to connect with Boston University mentors for academic and career advising.
Students accepted into the highly competitive program may choose to pursue a Master of Public Health, a Master of Science in Population Health Research, or a Master of Science in Applied Biostatistics at BUSPH.

When to Apply: No later than the first semester of the senior year at Drew | Time at Drew: Four years | Time at BUSPH: Two years

Software Engineering with Stevens Institute of Technology

BA from Drew and MS from Stevens

After completing your BA at Drew, apply with preference to earn your MS in software engineering at Stevens Institute. This degree allows you to enter the workforce early as a highly qualified software engineer.

When to Apply: Senior year at Drew | Time at Drew: Four years | Time at Stevens Institute: With major or minor in computer science: one year. Other majors or minors: 18 months.

Teaching With Drew’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies

BA from Drew and MAT from Caspersen

Earn certification to teach in New Jersey public schools through our dual Bachelor’s/Master’s program, completing two degrees in only five years. You begin taking teacher-preparation courses while pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree, then complete an MAT with one additional year.

When to Apply: Sophomore year at Drew | Time at Drew: Four years | Time at Caspersen: One year

History and Culture With Drew’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies

BA from Drew and MA from Caspersen

Earn both your BA and MA in History and Culture in only five years through Drew’s Dual-Degree program. You’ll begin taking classes towards your MA during your junior or senior year.

When to Apply: Sophomore year at Drew | Time at Drew: Four years | Time at Caspersen: One year

Coming soon for the 2022-23 academic year!

Six new Dual-Degrees offered in partnership with Drew’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies and Drew Theological School:

Finance with Caspersen School of Graduate Studies

This new Dual-Degree program allows you to complete your bachelor’s degree and Master of Science in Finance in only five years. Students can dual-enroll in four graduate courses, which will count toward both your major and master’s degree.

Learn more

When to apply: Junior at Drew | Time at Drew: Four years | Time at Caspersen: One Year

Data Science with Caspersen School of Graduate Studies

This Dual-Degree program will allow you to complete your bachelor’s degree in any Drew major and a Master of Science in Data Science in only five years. Students can dual-enroll in four graduate courses, which will count toward both your major and master’s degree.

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When to apply: Sophomore at Drew | Time at Drew: Four years | Time at Caspersen: One Year

Medical Humanities, Health and Society with Caspersen School of Graduate Studies

This Dual-Degree program will allow you to complete your bachelor’s degree in any Drew major and a Master of Arts in Medical Humanities, Health and Society in only five years. Students can dual-enroll in four graduate courses, which will count toward both your major and master’s degree.

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When to apply: Sophomore at Drew | Time at Drew: Four years | Time at Caspersen: One year

Religion with Drew Theological School

This Dual-Degree program will allow you to complete your bachelor’s degree in any Drew major and a Master of Arts in Religion in only five years. Students can dual-enroll in four graduate courses, which will count toward both your major and master’s degree.

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When to apply: Sophomore year at Drew | Time at Drew: Four years | Time at Drew Theological School: One year

Theology and Ministry with Drew Theological School

This Dual-Degree program will allow you to complete your bachelor’s degree in any Drew major and a Master of Arts in Theology and Theology and Ministry in only five years. Students can dual-enroll in four graduate courses, which will count toward both your major and master’s degree.

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When to apply: Junior at Drew | Time at Drew University: Four years | Time at Drew Theological School: One year

Master of Divinity with Drew Theological School

This Dual-Degree program offers an accelerated path to complete your bachelor’s degree in any Drew major and a Master of Divinity in only six years. You can earn your bachelor’s degree from Drew after successfully completing 32 credits in the Master of Divinity program—and earn your MDiv after completing all requirements in your sixth year.

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When to apply: Sophomore year at Drew | Time at Drew University: Three years | Time at Drew Theological School: Three years