PlusOne Programs

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One Years Masters

The College of Arts and Sciences also offers several one-year masters programs that can be entered from any undergraduate major and completed in one calendar year (12 months).

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  • Criminology and Criminal Justice

    The Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice is designed to prepare students to enter into criminal justice occupations or to advance in a range careers in the broad and dynamic areas of criminology and the criminal justice system. Students are provided with strong fundamentals in criminological theory and the criminal justice system and foundational training in research methods and statistics.

     

  • Data Science

    The Master of Science in Data Science is designed to provide interdisciplinary connections and experiential learning opportunities across all aspects of data science and computing: from machine learning to marine science, from city planning to communications. Students from any academic disciplines can advance their career options with the foundational knowledge of how to understand the applications and implications data in a variety of fields.

  • International Administration

    Students learn how to identify, analyze and manage complex problems that confront modern institutions. The Master of Arts in International Administration program combines international affairs, global security and management courses to provide students with the skills necessary to pursue a range of domestic and international career objectives.

  • Latin American Studies

    The Latin American Studies program at the University of Miami takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the politics, economics, cultures and societies of Latin America and the Caribbean. The master's program is a 30-credit hour standalone master's degree. The department also offers three joint graduate program options. Interested students are encourages to visit the Latin American Studies website for more information.

  • Liberal Studies

    The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program offers an interdisciplinary approach to learning the humanities and theory based graduate level classes. It is a non-traditional graduate program that allows the returning student to take classes in their own individualized course of study.

PlusOne Programs

The College of Arts and Sciences offers five-year bachelors/masters degrees in select departments and programs. These opportunities offer students a chance to accelerate their academic and career options by adding a master's degree to their course of study.

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  • Biology

    The Department of Biology offers a research-based 5-year Bachelor of Science (BS)/Master of Science (MS) degree. Over the course of their senior year, plus one additional year of graduate study, students in the program will take graduate level courses, conduct independent research, and write a Master of Science thesis.

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  • Chemistry

    The Department of Chemistry offers a dual Bachelor of Science (BS)/Master of Science (MS) in Chemistry is designed to provide students with hands-on training in research and analysis in a reduced timeframe of five years. This program will allow students to be more competitive in admissions to Ph.D. and M.D. programs, as well as in the employment market.

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  • Computer Science

    The Department of Computer Sciences offers a 5-year Bachelor of Science (BS)/Master of Science (MS) degree for those students seeking an accelerated experience in Computer Science. This program provides research training for students who wish to work in a computing research lab, or possibly continue to PhD studies. Incoming students can be admitted to the program if their mathematics placement is MTH108 or higher.

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  • History

    The Department of History offers a five-year program that combines a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree and a Master of Arts (MA) degree. The accelerated nature of the program enables students to take graduate-level courses in their final undergraduate year, then complete the Master’s degree in one year of full-time study, rather than the usual two years of full-time graduate study, and at a reduced cost.

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  • Latin American Studies

    The Latin American Studies program offers an accelerated 5-year Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Master of Arts (MA) program called the Fellowship in Latin American Studies (FILAS). Students will follow a rigorous and accelerated plan of study while having the opportunity to participate in exciting collaborative research, travel, and work throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. 

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  • Mathematical Finance

    The Department of Mathematics offers an accelerated 5-year program where students earn a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mathematics and a Master of Science (MS) in Mathematical Finance. This program is dedicated to producing technically trained professionals with an understanding of how to analyze and value complex investments, and assess the associated risk. Is is also important to note, the Master of Science in Mathematical Finance (MSMF) is the first professional degree for the practitioners of quantitative finance ("quants").

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  • Public Administration

    The Department of Political Science offers an accelerated 5-year program which allows students to earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science and a Master of Public Administration (MPA). The MPA program is typically a 2-year, 48-credit program, but this dual degree option allows students to complete the MPA in one year. Through this option students may earn the MPA in a reduced amount of time for a reduced number of credits.

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