Kogod BS/MS Programs

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Kogod BS/MS Programs

  1. 1. YOU KNOW YOU’RE READY
  2. 2. FOR THE NEXT STEP
  3. 3. FOR THE NEXT STEP: BS/MS PROGRAMS
  4. 4. WHAT IS BS/MS STUDY?
  5. 5. An option for high achieving AU undergraduate students to seek admission and continue their studies in an AU Masters degree program.
  6. 6. WHAT PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED?
  7. 7. MS in Accounting MS in Sustainability Management MS in Real Estate All AU Masters Programs MS in Finance MS in Marketing MS in Taxation
  8. 8. WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
  9. 9. » Highly qualified AU undergraduate students in good academic standing; program specific requirements are listed next. » Students who have completed 75-90 credit hours may apply for admission.
  10. 10. MS in Accounting, Finance, Taxation » 3.3 GPA or higher » Minimum grade of a B+ in • ACCT 240 • ACCT 241 • FIN 365 MS in Marketing » 3.0 GPA or higher » Minimum grade of a B in • MKTG 300 MS in Real Estate and Sustainability Management » 3.0 GPA or higher
  11. 11. WHAT IF I AM A BA STUDENT?
  12. 12. » Students earning Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees are also eligible to pursue combined undergraduate and graduate studies. » For example, if you are an SOC Public Communication or Journalism student, you’d be a BA/MS student.
  13. 13. WHY PURSUE BS/MS STUDY?
  14. 14. » A graduate degree provides advanced knowledge and skills, both of which, are attractive to future employers. » The combined nature of the program allows for a seamless transition from undergraduate to graduate study. » Shared credit across both levels of study provide a unique tuition benefit for earning both degrees. » You can further leverage the relationships you’ve built with Kogod faculty and staff.
  15. 15. WHAT IS CREDIT SHARE AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
  16. 16. » Credit share means that you take designated 500 and 600 level courses during your final year of undergraduate study. » These designated courses are then applied to and fulfill both the undergraduate and graduate degree requirements. » Designated credits are specific to each student’s academic plan. Meet with an Academic Advisor to discuss which classes might work best for you.
  17. 17. STILL INTERESTED?
  18. 18. » Meet with an academic advisor to discuss your options and class sequencing. » Schedule an appointment at: » kogod.american.edu/advising » Select BS-MS Planning » Review the Admissions process and requirements online » Speak with a Program Director if you have further questions about your program of interest
  19. 19. HOW DO I APPLY?
  20. 20. Begin the online application for admission kogod.american.edu/apply
  21. 21. Application Checklist  Online Application  Current résumé  Personal Statement  Two letters of recommendation  Official transcript from all universities attended  Valid GMAT or GRE score  Valid TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score (if applicable)  Interview (by invitation and required for MS Marketing only)
  22. 22. Application Deadlines Spring 2014 Final Application Deadline: December 5 Fall 2014 International & Scholarship Priority Deadline: February 15 Final Scholarship Deadline: May 1 All applications must be submitted prior to completion of your undergraduate studies.
  23. 23. HOW DO I LEARN MORE OR ASK QUESTIONS?
  24. 24. Advising Questions Undergraduate Programs Advising kogod.american.edu/advising Select BS-MS Planning
  25. 25. Program Questions Emily Lindsay MS Accounting lindsay@american.edu Richard Linowes MS Sustainability Management linowes@american.edu Jim Moser MS Finance moser@american.edu Peter Chinloy MS Real Estate pchinlo@american.edu Michael Clayton MS Marketing clayts@american.edu Don Williamson MS Taxation dwillia@american.edu
  26. 26. Admissions Questions Michelle Doyle Assistant Director of Admissions KogodGrad@american.edu

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