International Studies (MA), Combined Bachelor's + Master's Degree


The combined Bachelor's + Master's degree programs allow students to complete 12 graduate credit hours while still undergraduates. These 12 graduate credit hours will count toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

DePaul Undergraduate Degree + International Studies (MA)

Students interested in applying to one of the BA + MA programs in International Studies should contact the chair of the INT Department, Dr. Shiera Malik,

Students in any undergraduate major at DePaul University are invited to apply to the combined degree program in order to complete the MA in International Studies as early as their fifth year at DePaul. Applications are due by April 15th of the student's junior year. Applicants must have an overall GPA of 3.5 or above.

Students in this program will take INT 401 and two other INT 400-level courses in their senior year. These three graduate-level courses will count as undergraduate electives as well as requirements in the MA degree. Students are also required to take INT 301 in their senior year in order to begin their thesis research.