Graduate Partnership Programs

Graduate School Pathways & Partnerships

Explore possibilities beyond your bachelor’s degree at IU. Take advantage of Immaculata’s partnerships with other institutions that provide pathways to graduate school, allowing you to save time and money as you earn an advanced degree. Leveraging the expertise from each institution, Immaculata University has created a seamless pathway for students.

Partnership Advantages

  • Accelerated degree completion
  • Cost savings
  • Guaranteed Scholarships

Immaculata University

4+1 M.S. in Management and Leadership

IU Majors: All Majors

Benefits

  • Immaculata students may take up to 6 credits in the Master of Science in Management & Leadership program in their senior year.
  • The graduate coursework is offered at no charge to IU students who are enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits per semester at IU.
  • The graduate coursework will count for both undergraduate and graduate credit.

 

M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

IU Majors: Psychology

Benefits

  • Immaculata students may take up to 9 credits in the Clinical Mental Health program.
  • The graduate coursework is offered at no charge to IU students who are enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits per semester at IU.
  • The graduate coursework will count for both undergraduate and graduate credit.

 

DeSales University

4+1 Year Bachelor’s + M.B.A.

IU Majors: Accounting, Business Management, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management

M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Publishing (4+1)

IU Majors: Communications, English

M.A. in Criminal Justice (4+1)

IU Majors: Criminology, Sociology

Benefits

  • Take up to 9 graduate credits in senior year.
  • Coursework offered at no charge to IU students who are enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits per semester at IU.
  • DeSales coursework will count for both undergraduate and graduate credit.

 

Jefferson

Doctor of Pharmacology – Pharm.D. (3 + 4)

IU Majors: Allied Health

Benefits

  • Successful candidates from IU receive priority placement in program

 

Neumann University

Immaculata undergraduates who meet specified entrance criteria will receive guaranteed admission into Neumann’s Master of Science in Sports Business

Penn State Great Valley

Master of Finance

IU Majors: Business Management, Finance

Master of Professional Accounting

IU Majors: Accounting, Business Management

Master of Professional Studies in Data Analytics or Graduate Certificate in Cyber Threat Analytics & Prevention

IU Majors: Cybersecurity, Data Analytics (master’s degree only)

M.S. in Information Science or Master of Software Engineering

IU Majors: Information Systems

Benefits

  • Application fee will be waived for Immaculata students.
  • Immaculata University students taking 12 credits per semester at PSU will qualify for the Chancellor Scholarship in the amount of $10,000 or $15,000 for the year.

 

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Students from Immaculata’s science-related undergraduate programs can apply for the 4+4 DO program where they continue their education at PCOM immediately after successful completion of their undergraduate degree. Students must complete all required coursework, maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA, and earn a minimum score of a 504 composite with at least a 126 on each section of the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) and follow admissions procedures for PCOM.

Temple University

4+1 Bachelor’s + Professional Science Master’s (PSM) degree in forensic chemistry

IU Majors: Chemistry

Benefits

  • Immaculata undergraduate students admitted to the accelerated program undertake graduate work through Temple, beginning in their junior year at Immaculata, and then continue into the Temple graduate program full-time in a fifth year to complete the graduate degree
  • Temple will waive the GRE exam requirement and application fee.

Widener University

M.A. in Criminal Justice (MACJ)

IU Majors: Criminology

Benefits

  • Juniors admitted to the MACJ program may take 3 graduate courses in their senior year.
  • Those who take graduate courses and earn a 3.5 GPA or higher will receive guaranteed admission to the MACJ program and a $3,500 annual part-time MACJ scholarship.

M.S. in Engineering (MSE)

IU Majors: Biology, Chemistry

Benefits

  • Immaculata University students will receive a tuition waiver for summer courses at Widener University.
  • Students who successfully meet the criteria will receive a 50% tuition waiver towards their full-time MSE study.

 
Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

IU Majors: Psychology, Social Work, Sociology

Benefits

  • Juniors admitted to the MSW program may take graduate 1-3 courses in their senior year.
  • Those who take graduate courses and earn a 3.5 GPA or higher will receive guaranteed admission to the MSW program and a $10,000 annual full-time MSW scholarship.

 

Widener University Delaware Law School

3+3-Year Bachelor’s + J.D.

IU Majors: Accounting, Business Management, Communications, Criminology, English, Finance, History, Human Resource Management, Political Science and International Relations, Psychology, Sociology, Theology

Benefits

  • $20,000 annual merit scholarship—renewable.
  • Students will save 1 year of coursework and tuition at Immaculata University.

 

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