If you thought it was impossible to earn an undergraduate degree and a master’s degree in just four years, think again. The JPP Scholar Program offers an affordable way to fast-track yourself through grad school.

It’s no walk in the park, but there’s no quicker way to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Justice and Public Policy and a Master of Science in Leadership. We’ll help you do it all within four years! You’ll carry a course load of 18 credits per semester, and have the ability to utilize summer enrollment and online sessions. You’ll also complete a Research Project or Graduate Thesis, as well as a Research Defense. Tuition costs are the same as our regular four-year undergraduate fees. If you’re up for the challenge, and these two degrees align with your chosen career path, joining the JPP Scholar Program will help you leapfrog your way through higher education and into professional life.

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This program is open to first year JPP majors who have met the following high school academic requirements

  • High school cumulative GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0
  • ACT scores of 25 or higher
  • Combined SAT scores of 1200 or higher

Once accepted, you must maintain a 3.5 out of 4.0 academic average, take 18 credits per semester, with the ability to utilize enrollment in summer and/or online sessions, along with completion of Research Practicum and Research Capstone.