Accelerated programs (or 4+1 Programs) provide top undergraduate students with the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in an accelerated time frame.  CIDSE offers the following 4+1 programs:


Computer Science

Computer Systems Engineering

Industrial Engineering


Benefits of the 4+1 program include:


  • Eligible to start taking graduate-level course work in your senior year
  • GRE is not required!
  • Save time and money since you are able to share 9 credits between the undergraduate   and graduate degree programs


Students interested in this program must meet the following eligibility requirements:


ü  Have at least 75 credits completed.

ü  Have a cumulative ASU GPA of 3.50 or higher for Computer Science/Computer Systems Engineering or 3.20 for Industrial Engineering.

ü  Have two semesters left in undergraduate program at time of admission to the master’s program (senior year course work).


Further information about 4+1 programs and how to apply can be found here: