Joint Degree Programs

Joint degree programs allow students to pursue two graduate degrees simultaneously, where the total time for the two degrees is decreased. A student who wishes to enter a joint degree program must be admitted separately to each program as a joint degree candidate. Find out more about joint degree programs at the Graduate College.

The degrees listed can be earned jointly with any one listed below it:

African Studies, M.A.

Architecture, M.Arch.

Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • any master’s or Ph.D. program on offered on campus
  • Law, J.D.
  • Medicine, M.D.

Chemistry, M.S.

Civil Engineering, M.S.

Community Health, Ph.D.

Computer Science, M.C.S.

Food Science & Human Nutrition, Ph.D.

History, M.A.

Human and Community Development, Ph.D.

Human Resources and Industrial Relations, M.H.R.I.R.

Journalism, M.S.

Kinesiology, Ph.D.

Landscape Architecture, M.L.A.

Law, J.D.

Library and Information Science, M.S.

Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, M.S.

Nutritional Science, Ph.D.

Political Science, M.A. with Civic Leadership Concentration

Political Science, Ph.D.

Public Health, M.P.H.

Russian, East European, and Eurasian, M.A.

Social Work, M.S.W.

Social Work, Ph.D.

Urban Planning, M.U.P.

Veterinary Medicine, D.V.M.

  • Public Health, M.P.H (at University of Illinois at Chicago)