Co-Terminal Degree Programs

Co-terminal degrees allow outstanding Illinois Institute of Technology undergraduate students to simultaneously complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree (bachelor’s degree and master’s degree).

Co-terminal degrees provide an opportunity for students to gain greater knowledge in specialized areas while completing a smaller number of credit hours with increased scheduling flexibility than the completion of two degrees separately. Because most co-terminal degrees allow students to share course credit (a maximum of nine credit hours), students may complete both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in as few as five years. Up to a combined total of nine applicable credit hours earned prior to matriculation into an Illinois Institute of Technology graduate degree program, subject to the graduate studies rules and restrictions, may be considered for 1) external transfer credit for graduate transfer credit use; 2) internal transfer credit from an Illinois Institute of Technology undergraduate program; and/or 3) shared co-terminal program credit. More information regarding this policy is available in the Transfer Credit section of the Graduate Bulletin.  

All co-terminal degree requirements must be completed within six years of undergraduate matriculation, or the student will be dismissed from the co-terminal degree program. A student who is placed on undergraduate academic probation may be dismissed from the co-terminal program pending review.

Co-terminal students maintain their undergraduate student status while completing graduate coursework, and can maintain financial aid eligibility when applicable.

The following are co-terminal degrees approved as of August 2017.

Applied Mathematics

  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics/Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics/Master of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics/Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics/Master of Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics/Master of Mathematical Finance

Architecture

  • Bachelor of Architecture/Master of Science in Architecture
  • Bachelor of Architecture/Master of Engineering in Construction Engineering and Management

Biology

  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Master of Biology with Biochemistry specialization
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Master of Science in Biology with Biochemistry specialization
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Master of Food Safety and Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology/Master of Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology/Master of Science in Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology/Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology/Master of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology/Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology/Master of Food Safety and Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics/Master of Science in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics

Biomedical Engineering

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering/Master of Biomedical Imaging and Signals
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering/Master of Chemical Engineering

Business Administration

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Master of Science in Finance
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Master of Science in Marketing Analytics
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Master of Public Administration

Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering/Master of Biological Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering/Master of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering/Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering/Master of Food Process Engineering

Chemistry

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions
  • ​Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Master of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Master of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Master of Food Safety and Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Master of Science in Sustainability Management

Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering

  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering/Master of Engineering in Architectural Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering/Master of Engineering in Construction Engineering and Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering/Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering/Master of Engineering in Construction Engineering and Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering/Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering/Master of Engineering in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering/Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering/Master of Engineering in Transportation Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management/Master of Public Administration

Computer Science

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Master of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Master of Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Master of Intellectual Property Management and Markets

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering/Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering/Master of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering/Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering/Master of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering/Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering/Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering/Master of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering/Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
 

Industrial Technology and Management

  • Bachelor of Industrial Technology and Management/Master of Industrial Technology and Operations

Information Technology and Management

  • Bachelor of Information Technology and Management/Master of Cyber Forensics and Security
  • Bachelor of Information Technology and Management/Master of Information Technology and Management

Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering

  • Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering/Master of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering/Master of Engineering in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering/Master of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering/Master of Engineering in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Physics

  • Bachelor of Science in Physics/Master of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics/Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics/Master of Health Physics
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics/Master of Science in Physics

Social Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science in Social and Economic Development Policy/Master of Public Administration