Degrees granted: Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts
Advising: designated college adviser for Phases I and II, phone: 216-687-3884; for Phase III, phone: 216-523-7522
Student organizations: Urban Studies Association
The five-year B.A.+ M.A. is a fast-track program designed for high-performing undergraduates in the Environmental Studies program. By accelerating the completion of two degrees, students can jumpstart their careers as professionals in environmental management, environmental planning or other related fields.
Students submit an application for admission to the BA+MA program through the Urban Studies advising office. A complete application is comprised of the 4+1 application form, official Graduate Record Exam scores, and two letters of recommendation from faculty.
Minimum qualifications: 90 hours earned, grade-point average of 3.25 or better, GRE scores at the 40th percentile (verbal and quantitative combined) or higher, and an Analytical Writing score of 4.0 or higher, plus
completion of core competencies with grades of B or higher in UST 300 , UST 404 , UST 435 , and CVE 450 , or their transfer equivalents.