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
Julia Courtney headshot
MGMM 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
David M. Hyde, Ph.D. headshot
Lecturer in Anthropology, MGMM Instructor
Phone: 970.943.2222
Office Location: Hurst Hall 031A
Patricia Miranda, MFA headshot
MGMM Instructor; New Hampshire Institute of Art, Instructor
Office Location:
Jeffrey Taylor, Ph.D. headshot
MGMM Program Director
Phone: 970.943.2285
Office Location: Quigley Hall 230

3+2 = 5th-Year Master’s Degree

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