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Accelerated Degrees

Bachelor's + Master's Programs

By bundling a bachelor’s and master’s together, you can save time and money—and enter your career faster. Gordon offers accelerated completion programs in finance, ministry and education as well as advanced standing options for counseling and other seminary degrees.


3+1 MSFA

Why earn just a bachelor’s in four years when you can also earn a master’s in that time? Through Gordon Plus, students can earn a Master of Science in Financial Analysis in a single year after completing a bachelor’s in Gordon’s Economics and Business Department in just three years.

  • B.A. Accounting + M.S. Financial Analysis
  • B.A. Business Administration + M.S. Financial Analysis
  • B.A. Economics + M.S. Financial Analysis
  • B.A. Finance + M.S. Financial Analysis
Jabez Wen

Jabez Wen ’21

Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China

"While my peers were finishing up their undergrad degrees, I was working toward my master’s degree. This advanced degree differentiates me from most of my peers and saves me time"



5-year Dokes Ministry Scholars

In partnership with Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, this five-year accelerated pastoral degree program allows students to shave two years (and thousands of dollars) off the cost of their undergraduate and seminary degrees.

  • B.A. Biblical Studies or Christian Ministries + M.Div. or M.A.
Chia-Chun Hu

Chia-Chun Hu ’23

Taipei, Taiwan

"As future clergy-workers, my cohort and I are preparing to serve as spiritual and practical guides. Together we are building emotional intelligence, practical leadership skills and personal growth."



Middle School/Secondary School Education

The combinations are nearly endless for students who want to teach middle or high school. Through Gordon Plus, students can earn a bachelor’s in a relevant content area (for example, a B.A. in Biology or a B.A. in History), and then complete a one-year master’s and licensure in one or more of the following: 

  • Art (5–12)
  • Biology (8–12)
  • Chemistry (8–12)
  • Digital Literacy/Computer Science (5–12)
  • Earth and Space Science (8–12)
  • English (5–12)
  • English as a Second Language (5–12)
  • Educational Leadership (5–12)
  • Foreign Languages (5–12) 
  • General Science (5–8)
  • History (5–12)
  • Humanities (5–8)
  • Mathematics (1–6)
  • Mathematics (5–8, 8–12)
  • Mathematics/Science (5–8)
  • Math Specialist 
  • Moderate Disabilities (5–12)
  • Physics (8–12)




Complete a bachelor’s in psychology with a concentration in counseling and a minor in biblical studies or theology, and gain advanced standing in the Master of Arts in Counseling program at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

  • B.A. Psychology (counseling) + M.A. Counseling


Complete a bachelor’s in biblical studies or Christian ministries, and gain advanced standing of up to one-third of any graduate degree at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary or Denver Seminary.

  • B.A. Biblical Studies or Christian Ministries + M.Div. or M.A.

Denver Seminary Partnership  Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary Partnership