The Business School 4+1 Option offers current Campbell students the opportunity to earn an undergraduate and graduate degree in only five years, saving one year of time and tuition.
Students apply for the program during the spring semester of their junior year and upon acceptance into the program begin taking a combination of undergraduate and graduate level courses during the fall of their senior year (fourth year). Courses continue into the fifth year of study and upon graduation students earn an undergraduate degree in their intended major, as well as a Master of Business Administration.
The program format consists of a combination of full semester (16-week) day time classes, and half semester (8-week) evening classes, all on the main campus in Buies Creek. In addition to the regular course load, students must also fulfill a 200-hour work experience requirement prior to program completion. Most students use the summer between their fourth and fifth year to complete this requirement by obtaining an internship (either paid or unpaid), or another form of professional employment. For more information on this requirement, please view the Student Internship/Work Experience Handbook.
By developing educational credentials that make you stand out favorably in the job market, the 4+1 Option helps you jumpstart your career.
Any student pursuing a Campbell Business undergraduate degree in any major may apply to the 4+1 Program. Given that approximately 15-20% of our undergraduates take advantage of this program, it’s clear that the 4+1 option is an attractive decision.
Sport Management/MBA Option
Through a cooperative arrangement between the Campbell University College of Arts and Sciences and the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business, students majoring in Sport Management may apply to the 4+1 program. Students successfully completing the program will earn a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Sport Management and a Master of Business Administration (MBA).
For more information on these programs please contact Sara Leak, Assistant Director of Graduate Programs, at email@example.com.