4+1 Graduate Programs

StudentFor Cal Lutheran undergraduate students

Thinking about a Master's degree in business? Save time and money by applying for a 4+1 program.

How it works:
  1. Take up to three graduate courses during your senior year.
  2. Complete your undergraduate degree.
  3. Continue attending the graduate program as a full-time student and complete your degree in as little as one additional year - and save more than $6,000!

Admission is based on having senior status at Cal Lutheran and a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Choose Your Program



15 courses (45 credits)
A Master of Business Administration puts you in control of your career path by giving you a grounding in core business skills. This flexible program is available in on-campus, fully online, and hybrid formats. Choose from six professional tracks to focus on your area of interest. Learn more

MBA in Financial Planning

16 courses (48 credits)
Our program is considered to be among the country’s most intensive and comprehensive master-level programs for financial planning. In addition to on-campus courses, it also offers an award-winning fully online option. Learn more

Master of Science in Information Technology

12 courses (36 credits)
This degree is considered “The Best Master’s Degree” by Forbes Magazine for current and future job markets with a projected employment growth of 30 percent through 2020. Our program balances both business and technology elements, preparing you to work and lead within the IT field. Learn more

Master of Public Policy and Administrstion

13 courses (39 credits)
This program is designed to allow you to meet and exceed the evolving demands of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors through a highly respected, practical, and flexible program of study that blends practice with theory. Learn more

Contact Us to Learn More

If you're interested in a 4+1 program, let us know so we can put together a personalized plan for you. Fill out this form and our Graduate Admission office will reach out to you.

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