In just five years, you can earn both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Business administration (MBA)

Now the benefits of an MBA can be combined with the areas of arts, sciences, and humanities and can be completed in a 5th year of study.


This program is for those who would like to pursue their teaching licensure.


The five-year BA/MA in English is a program that allows undergraduate English majors at John Carroll University to complete both a BA and an MA in English in five years. The program is designed so that English majors meet all of the requirements for graduation in both degree programs.

Nonprofit administration

The 5th year M.A. in Nonprofit Administration is a program that will allow students pursuing an undergraduate degree to complete either a B.A. or B.S. in any major and a Masters of Nonprofit Administration within a five year time frame.

Theology and religious studies

The five-year integrated program allows a student to complete both the Bachelor of Arts and the Master of Arts degrees in five years, typically including two graduate courses in the summer between the fourth and fifth years.