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Gordon Plus

In addition to our standard undergraduate and graduate programs, Gordon now offers three innovative options for students in transition. If you are a Gordon student on the cusp of completing your undergraduate degree early, or have room in your schedule during the spring semester of your senior year, Gordon Plus allows you to begin graduate work ahead of your peers—meaning a faster launch into your career and ample savings along the way. Expand, accelerate, jump-start: It’s your move.

Option 1: Expand Your Experience

You’ve completed all your academic requirements ahead of schedule, but aren’t ready to leave Gordon in December. Finish your four-year experience and get a head-start on graduate work in education, entrepreneurial leadership or financial analysis, while taking a few additional undergraduate courses. With the option to extend your stay at Gordon, you could complete an undergraduate and graduate degree within five years—saving you a total of up to $4,800 and allowing you to enjoy your full college experience. 

Benefits 

  • Two free graduate courses and access to additional undergraduate courses
  • Automatic admission*
  • Maintain existing Gordon scholarships and grants
  • Participate in your final college semester

Eligibility 

  • Current cumulative GPA of 3.2 (as of July 1, 2017) 
  • For free courses, must enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours (undergraduate and graduate combined) and pay block pricing

Option 2: Accelerate Your Grad Degree

You’re graduating in December with the goal of entering your career or graduate school as soon as possible. Start right away by diving into one of Gordon’s graduate programs in education, entrepreneurial leadership or financial analysis with a free first course and discounted housing. You’ll save up to $4,150 and enter your career field early by earning your undergraduate and graduate degrees in four and a half years.

Benefits 

  • Free first graduate course 
  • 50% off spring semester room rate 
  • Automatic admission*
  • Accelerated completion time

Eligibility 

  • Complete Gordon undergraduate degree in December 2017 
  • Current cumulative GPA of 3.2 (as of July 1, 2017) 
  • For free course, must enroll in at least 9 hours overall (3 credits free; 6 additional hours) 
  • For housing option, must live on campus during prior fall semester and enroll in at least 9 credits hours of graduate study 

Option 3: Jump-start Your Career

You’re on track to graduate in May, but have a light spring semester load. Take advantage of the extra room in your schedule to get a head start on a graduate degree in education, entrepreneurial leadership or financial analysis with up to two free courses. Beginning your grad school experience early means you can complete and undergraduate and graduate degree within five years, and save up to $4,800

Benefits  

  • Up to two free graduate courses 
  • Automatic admission*
  • Maintain existing Gordon scholarships and grants
  • Begin grad school as an undergrad

Eligibility 

  • Current cumulative GPA of 3.2 (as of July 1, 2017) 
  • For free courses, must enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours (undergraduate and graduate combined) and pay block pricing. Combined number of credit hours cannot exceed 20 hours. 

Interested?

For more information, contact: 

Jewerl Maxwell
Dean of Academic Initiatives and Global Education

*Automatic admission applies to students in “good standing,” measured by a minimum 3.2 GPA and recommendations from an advisor and faculty member. Students with a GPA under 3.2 may still receive preferred but conditional consideration.

The Gordon Plus program applies to the Master of Science in Financial Analysis, Master of Arts in Leadership—entrepreneurial track and the Master of Education degrees.