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Dual Degree Programs

Upcoming Face-to-Face Graduate and Accelerated Pathway Programs Information Sessions:

Thursday, October 27: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Science Building Room 107

Thursday, November 17: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Science Building Room 107

  • Learn more about how to earn a Master of Public Policy in just one year after finishing your bachelor's degree.
  • Currently available for Business, Economics, Honors College, Philosophy, and (coming soon) Public Policy undergraduate majors.

Lunch will be provided!


Complete this form to receive more information about Hobby School graduate programs.


Dual degree programs allow students to earn two degrees in less time than it would take to complete them sequentially. Students interested in this option must be admitted separately to each of the programs and admission to one has no official bearing on admission to the other. Since admission to two programs is required, interested students are encouraged to begin the application process early.


Graduate Dual Degrees

The Hobby School currently offers several graduate dual degree programs with other UH colleges/departments:

    • Master of Arts in Applied Economics/Master of Public Policy (MAAE/MPP)

  • Master of Social Work/Master of Public Policy (MSW/MPP)

  • Juris Doctorate/Master of Public Policy (JD/MPP)


Undergraduate/Graduate Dual Degrees
(Accelerated Pathway Programs)

The Hobby School also currently offers several undergraduate/graduate dual degree programs (also called accelerated pathway programs or 4+1) with other UH colleges/departments:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Master of Public Policy (BBA/MPP)

  • Honors College-Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies/Master of Public Policy (Honors College-BA/BS Liberal Studies/MPP)

  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Economics/Master of Public Policy (BA/BS Economics/MPP)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy/Master of Public Policy (BA Philosophy/MPP)

  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Master of Public Policy (BA/BS Psychology/MPP)