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Barney School of Business

3+1 Accelerated Business Program

Our 3+1 Accelerated Business Program puts you in a position to start your career sooner. Earn an undergraduate degree and your MBA in just four years!

 

About the Program

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Choose from one of our seven undergraduate majors and complete the coursework for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in just three years. Take an accelerated schedule that includes Summer and Winter term courses. Then, move immediately into the full-time MBA or MS in Accounting and Taxation.

You will be part of a learning community with other students in the 3+1 Accelerated Business Program, and you'll have a dedicated advisor to support you throughout the completion of your degrees.

Being a 3+1 student, I've become more motivated to take on challenges that may seem intimidating at first but are very doable. What I like best about the 3+1 program is that it has taught me to use my ability to take on and succeed at new challenges, which is something I had not known about myself prior to joining the program.

Samuel Coates '23, 3+1 program, Business Analytics & Managerial Economics and Accounting Double Major

Tuition

Our 3+1 students automatically qualify for the 25% tuition discount program for your fourth year through the Hawk Alumni Scholarship

Admissions

We are looking for bright, career-oriented, and high-achieving students. Students participating in our accelerated programs are typically in the top 25% of their high school graduating class and have scored a minimum combined score of 1200 on the SAT.

Apply to the Barney School of Business by visiting hartford.edu/apply or through the Common Application. Your application will automatically be reviewed for consideration into the 3+1 Accelerated Business Program.

Jessica de Atienza '22, 3+1 Program, Finance and MBA

Finance Leadership Development Program Participant at Travelers

Being in the 3+1 program has changed my life. It pushed me to accomplish things that I could only dream of, and it challenged me to achieve my goals. At 20 years old, I will have finished my courses for my bachelor of science in business administration, started my master's of business administration, and accepted a full-time offer to work at Travelers.

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