This accelerated degree program (4+1) offers majors in Adult and Organizational Development the opportunity to complete a Master’s program with Adult and Organizational Development. This program consists of a minimum of 111 semester hours of undergraduate coursework with a maximum of 12 (twelve) semester hours of graduate coursework to count towards both the undergraduate and the graduate degrees, and a minimum of 19 (nineteen) semester hours of graduate coursework.
Upon successful completion of the fourth year, students will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree. At the end of the contiguous fifth year (including one part-time summer semester), students will receive a Master of Education (MEd) in Adult and Organizational Development. Students will complete the requirements for both degrees in five years
Requirements for Early Admission to the Accelerated Degree Program (Junior Year)
Students will complete the Application for Early Admission to the Accelerated Degree program at the end of their sophomore or beginning of their junior year. To be approved for the program, you must:
- Be a declared Education student in Adult and Organizational Development;
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.00 cumulative grade point average in at least 45 credits of coursework taken at Temple;
- Apply in the spring of their sophomore year for the following fall;
- Be able to complete their undergraduate degree in four full-time semesters (beginning with their first semester taking a graduate course as an undergraduate);
- Be able to complete the graduate degree in one additional year including two summer semesters, one of which follows directly after graduating from the undergraduate degree.