Integrated Bachelor to Master's Plan

Complete your B.S. and M.S. degrees in as little as five years of full-time study through the Integrated B.S. to M.S. plan. Selected graduate courses will count toward both your undergraduate degree and your graduate degree at UW-Platteville.

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Not only will you reduce your time to completion of two degrees, but you also have a marketable combination of academic credentials that should increase your lifetime earning potential.

accumulated lifetime earnings

Source: Initial salary based on National Association of Colleges and Employers Winter 2019 Salary Survey.

Note: Graduate courses taken while an undergraduate student may not transfer to programs not affiliated with UW-Platteville.

Eligibility

At time of entrance, you must meet these requirements:

  • You have completed of 60 credits
  • You have declared a major at UW-Platteville
  • Your cumulative GPA is 3.0 or higher
  • Your major GPA is 3.0 or higher

How to Start the B.S. to M.S. Plan

  1. Consult with your undergraduate advisor. Request that they submit the Advisor Recommendation Form for the Integrated B.S. to M.S. program.
  2. Consult with the appropriate graduate program coordinator to discuss a program plan once you have a completed advisor recommendation form.
  3. Write your approximately 500-word application essay demonstrating your writing ability, and summarizing reasons for seeking acceptance. Include career and academic goals.
  4. Complete the Application of Interest where you will submit your essay and advisor recommendation form.
  5. The appropriate program coordinator and the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies will review the application. You will receive a notification of a decision upon review.
  6. When you are ready to enroll in a graduate-level course:
    • Contact the appropriate graduate program coordinator to request permission for enrollment with the Course Request Form.
    • Upon completion of the course, work with your advisor to complete a Degree Program Change form. The form will allow the course to count in both your undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Questions may be directed to your program coordinator:

Criminal Justice
Program Coordinator: Cheryl Banachowski-Fuller
1146 Ullsvik Hall
608.342.1652

banachoc@uwplatt.edu

Integrated Supply Chain Management
Program Coordinator: David Heimerdinger
406 Pioneer Tower
608.342.1380

heimerdd@uwplatt.edu

Organizational Change Leadership
Program Coordinator: Caryn Stanley
1155 Ullsvik Hall
608.342.7122

stanleyca@uwplatt.edu

Project Management
Program Coordinator: D. W. Haskins
1142 Ullsvik Hall
608.342.1961

haskinsd@uwplatt.edu

Strategic Management
Program Coordinator: Christine Storlie
1149 Ullsvik Hall
608.342.1980
​​​​​​​storliech@uwplatt.edu