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Fifth Year Master's Degree Program

Earn your MS degree in as little as 9 months or at your own pace! All Tufts Gordon Institute graduate programs are eligible options for the School of Engineering's Fifth-Year Master's Degree Program (BS/MS).

The School of Engineering offers exceptional Tufts undergraduate students the option of pursuing a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree (BS/MS) as a thesis or non-thesis program. Students may enroll full-time or part-time while participating in the master’s degree portion of the Fifth-Year Master's Degree Program, but must enroll immediately after completion of their BS degree. No deferrals are available for this program.

Seniors are eligible to apply to the program. The application deadline is April 1st.

Tufts undergraduates:

  • Tufts School of Engineering students who matriculate into the MS program after February 1, 2023, may reserve two graduate-level courses towards their MS degree and double-count two courses towards both the BS and MS degrees, for a total of four courses. Students must complete their BS requirements before matriculating into the MS program. The degrees cannot be completed concurrently. Only 100-level courses are eligible. Example of tuition cost.
  • Are not required to pay the application fee.
  • Are only required to submit 2 letters of recommendation.
  • Are not required to submit GRE scores.
  • Tufts undergraduate students admitted to the Fifth-Year Master's Degree Program are not required to pay the enrollment deposit. Please confirm your intent to enroll by filling out the “Decision Reply Form” in your application portal.