Combined Degree Programs

Do you have bigger goals? A combined degree program may be for you!

Dual-Degree Programs

These programs help students achieve their goals and make the most of their time at DU!

Bachelor of Science & Master of Science

The School of Natural and Environmental Sciences offers several dual degree options:

  • Biochemistry/Biotechnology
  • Biology/Biotechnology
  • Chemistry/Biotechnology
  • Biology/Education
  • Chemistry/Chemistry (4+1)
  • Chemistry/Education
  • Physics/Education
  • Biology/Environmental Science and Management
  • Chemistry/Environmental Science and Management
  • Environmental Science/Environmental
  • Science and Management

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration & Bachelor of Arts

Select any combination of majors - one from the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business and one from the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

BSBA in Accounting & Master of Accountancy

Earn a BSBA in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy (BSBA/MAcc) in four-and-a-half to five years. The BSBA/MAcc fulfills the 150-credit requirement to sit for the CPA exam. It also includes a full-time co-op experience.


Earn two degrees, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), in five years.

Biomedical Engineering & Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Duquesne created the first dual biomedical engineering and nursing degree in the nation.

School of Education Dual-Degree Programs

BA & BSEd unless indicated:

  • English
  • Mathematics (BA or BS/BSEd)
  • History/Social Studies

Pre-Professional & Special Programs

Pre-Law Program

For undergraduates in all disciplines who are exploring cutting-edge subjects that will prepare them for law school, graduate public policy and foreign affairs programs, political careers, and public service opportunities in and out of government. A student earns the Pre-Law Certificate while engaging in courses and experiences that develop research, analytical, and advocacy skills and build foundational knowledge for legal, governmental, and public service

Accelerated 3-3 Law

Earn a bachelor's degree (BSBA or BA) and a Duquesne University JD degree in six years.

Pre-Medical & Health Professions

For students pursuing careers in medical or other health-related fields, the Pre-Medical and Health Professions Program can guide you through complex medical and professional school applications, and help with interview skills. You can also learn basic clinical skills and earn certifications through pre-medical learning opportunities. Learn more at

Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)

Army, Air Force and Navy. For more information on ROTC, call 412.396.1709 (Air Force and Army) or 412.268.5109 (Navy).