Accelerated Degree Programs (3+2)



D. Scott Borden, Ph.D. headshot
Director, Outdoor Industry MBA
Phone: 970.943.2294
Office Location: Kelley Hall 108
Christina Buchanan, Ph.D. headshot
Professor, High Altitude Exercise Physiology Director
Phone: 970.943.2027
Office Location: Paul Wright Gym 224
Abel Chávez, Ph.D. headshot
Dean of Graduate Studies, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Environment & Sustainability
Phone: 970.943.2017
Office Location: Kelley 104, Quigley 114
Julia Courtney headshot
MGES Instructor
Phone: Remote
Office Location: Remote
John C. Hausdoerffer, Ph.D.  headshot
Dean, School of Environment & Sustainability
Phone: 970.943.3450
Office Location: Kelley Hall 142
Jeffrey Taylor, Ph.D. headshot
MGES Program Director
Phone: 970.943.2285
Office Location: Quigley Hall 230

3+2 = 5th-Year Master’s Degree

You earn your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years through our Accelerated Degree Programs. You complete most of your undergraduate coursework in your first three years. In the fourth year, you take both undergraduate- and graduate-level courses, and graduate with your bachelor's degree. In your fifth year, you're admitted to the Graduate School and focus solely on graduate coursework, completing your master’s degree.

Areas of Study Include: 

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M.S. in Ecology 3+2

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M.S. in Exercise & Sport Science: High Altitude Exercise Physiology (HAEP) 3+2

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Outdoor Industry MBA 3+2

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