Combination Senior and Accelerated Bachelors/Master's Program Procedures

Regular Combination Senior (Current):

  • The student fills out the Application For Combination Senior/ABM Program.
  • The undergraduate graduation analyst or the student's advisor sends the completed form above in a letter or email to Dr. James Kierulff with a verification that the student is within two semesters of graduating.
  • The letter or email must also indicate the student has achieved a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.00. A combination senior program will then be added to the student's record.

ABM Students (Additional):

  • The student fills out the Application For Combination Senior/ABM Program.
  • The undergraduate graduation analyst or the student's advisor sends the completed form above in a letter or email to Dr. James Kierulff with a verification that the student is within two semesters of graduating.
  • The letter or email must also indicate the student has achieved a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.00. A combination senior program will then be added to the student's record by the graduate school along with an ABM attribute.
  • These students will be allowed to count up to 12 hours of coursework toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree. A transfer credit form will need to be filled out and approved by the department for the graduate course(s) that will be used to fulfill undergraduate degree requirements. https://www.memphis.edu/admissions/pdfs/acc_ba_ma_form.pdf
  • Once the undergraduate degree has been earned, the student will make formal application to the graduate school for degree seeking status and also to the department (if applicable).
  • The student will be required to meet admission requirements for the degree seeking program.