Grad Track Pathways - Merchandising

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The Grad Track Pathway toward a M.S. in Merchandising offers students an opportunity to earn both the BS and MS degree in a shorter time period at less cost than earning both degrees separately. The Grad Pathway is intended for selected students as preparation to pursue career goals or for preparation to pursue a doctoral degree.

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Benefits of this program:

  • Earn a Master’s Degree in less time.
  • Save upto 12 credit hours of graduate tuition and university fees.
  • Gain a competitive edge in the workforce when you complete the program.


Students completed 75 hours or more credit hours of their bachelor's degree program and have an overall GPA of 3.5 before applying

Application Process?

  1. Apply for the Grad Track Pathway through the undergraduate advisor. To earn conditional admission to the Grad Track Pathway, students must be in their junior year, must have completed at least 75 credit hours of a bachelor’s degree, and will be required to hold a 3.5 GPA at the time of application and at final admission to the master’s program.
  2. Students must complete the bachelor's degree within one academic year of their first pathways course in order to have the graduate course credits transferred to their graduate plan of study. 
  3. In the senior year, prior to graduation, students admitted conditionally to a Grad Track Pathway should apply for full admission to the MS degree. Students who satisfy all the requirements for their undergraduate degree and who complete successfully the graduate courses required by the Grad Track Pathway curriculum receive unconditional admission to the graduate degree program.
  4. After a student has been admitted to the Grad Track Program grades, earned in graduate level courses while officially registered as an undergraduate student will count towards BOTH the student’s cumulative undergraduate GPA for undergraduate degree completion AND the student’s MS degree hours for MS degree completion.