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Dual/Joint Degree Programs

Please see the Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies for additional dual/joint degree requirements. Verify all course requirements with your program.

Dual/Joint Degree Programs
DUAL/JOINT PROGRAMS (Form)Rackham Hours RequiredHours RequiredDouble Counted HoursSimultaneous AwardOther
Any Rackham Master’s with a second Rackham Master’s or Professional degree that is not listed below (Form)Varies by programN/AUp to 1/6 the total of both programs, not to exceed half of eitherNo
Any Rackham Master’s with a second University of Michigan graduate degree that is not listed below (Form)Varies by programN/AUp to 1/6 the total of both programs, not to exceed half of eitherNo
Any Rackham Certificate with a second University of Michigan graduate degree including any other Rackham Master’s that is not listed below (Form)Varies by programN/AUp to 1/6 the total hours of the master’s program not to exceed half of the certificateNo
Specific Dual/Joint Degree Programs
DUAL/JOINT PROGRAMS (Form)Rackham Hours RequiredHours RequiredDouble Counted HoursSimultaneous AwardOther
A.M. (Asian Studies: China) and M.P.P. (Public Policy) (Form)24 for A.M. 36 for M.P.P. See Other.N/AN/ANoCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
A.M. (Asian Studies: Southeast Asia) and M.P.P. (Public Policy) (Form)24 for A.M. 36 for M.P.P. See Other.N/AN/ANoCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
A.M. (Higher Education) and M.P.P. (Public Policy) (Form)27 for A.M. 32 for M.P.P. plus an additional 6 registered in either program). See Other.N/AN/ANoTotal credit hours required 27 + 32 + 6 = 65. Credit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
A.M. (Russian and East European Studies) and M.P.P. (Public Policy) (Form)3 (thesis, etc.) plus 18 for A.M. 33 for M.P.P. See Other.N/AN/ANoTotal credit hours required 3 + 18 + 33 = 54. Credit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
A.M. (Statistics) and Ph.D.(Economics) (N/A)24 for A.M.N/AN/ANo
A.M. (Statistics) and Ph.D. (Educational Studies) (N/A)24 for A.M.N/AN/ANo
A.M. (Statistics) and Ph.D. (Psychology) (N/A)24 for A.M.N/AN/ANo
A.M. (Statistics) and Ph.D. (Sociology) (N/A)24 for A.M.N/AN/ANo
J.D. (Law) and A.M. (Asian Studies: China) (Form)24 (Up to 6 of the 24 credits can come from pre-approved Law School courses) See Other.70 if admitted to Law Spring 2005 or after. Verify minimum Law hours with the Law School.N/ANoCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from Law.
J.D. (Law) and A.M. (Asian Studies: Japan) (Form)24 (Up to 6 of the 24 credits can come from pre-approved Law School courses) See Other.70 if admitted to Law Spring 2005 or after. Verify minimum Law hours with the Law School.N/ANoCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from Law.
J.D. (Law) and A.M. (Modern Middle East and North African Studies) (Form)21 (Non-thesis option may require additional 6 hours – verify with program) See Other.70 if admitted to Law Spring 2005 or after. Verify minimum Law hours with the Law School.N/ANoCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program (9 from Rackham).
J.D. (Law) and A.M. (Political Science, World Politics Concentration) (Form)2470 if admitted to Law Spring 2005 or after. Verify minimum Law hours with the Law School.N/ANoCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
J.D. (Law) and A.M. Russian and East European Studies) (Form)18 See Other.70 if admitted to Law Spring 2005 or after. Verify minimum Law hours with the Law School.N/ANoCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program (12 from Rackham).
J.D. (Law) and M.P.P. (Public Policy) (Form)3070 if admitted to Law Spring 2005 or after. Verify minimum Law hours with the Law School.N/ANoCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program (18 from Rackham).
J.D. (Law) and M.S. (Natural Resources and Environment) (Form)3370 if admitted to Law Spring 2005 or after. Verify minimum Law hours with the Law School.N/ANoCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program (11 from Rackham).
J.D. (Law) and M.U.P. (Urban Planning) (Form)33 See Other.70 if admitted to Law Spring 2005 or after. Verify minimum Law hours with the Law School.N/ANoCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program (15 from Rackham).
J.D. (Law) and Ph.D. (Economics) (N/A)70 if admitted to Law Spring 2005 or after. Verify minimum Law hours with the Law School.N/ANo
M.Arch (Architecture) and M.U.P. (Urban Planning) (Form)4860-105 (Verify with Architecture)24No
M.B.A. (Business) and A.M. (Asian Studies: China) (Form)24 See Other.45 See Other.N/AYesCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from MBA.
M.B.A. (Business) and A.M. (Asian Studies: Japan) (Form)24 See Other.45 See Other.N/AYesCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from MBA.
M.B.A. (Business) and A.M. (Asian Studies: South Asia) (Form)24 See Other.45 See Other.N/AYesCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from MBA.
M.B.A. (Business) and A.M. (Asian Studies: Southeast Asia) (Form)24 See Other.45 See Other.N/AYesCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from MBA.
M.B.A. (Business) and A.M. (Educational Studies or Higher Education) (Form)21 See Other.45 See Other.N/AYesCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.B.A. (Business) and A.M. (Modern Middle East and North African Studies) (Form)30 See Other.45 See Other.N/AYesCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.B.A. (Business) and M.P.P. (Public Policy) (Form)39 See Other.45 See Other.N/AYesCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.B.A. (Business) and A.M. (Russian and East European Studies) (Form)18 (plus an additional 12 registered in either program). See Other.45 (plus an additional 12 registered in either program). See Other.N/AYesThe additional 12 hours can be registered for in either program. Total credit hours required 18 + 45 + 12 = 75. Credit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.B.A. (Business) and M.S. (Natural Resources and Environment) (Form)32 (Admission Fall 2006 or later, 27 if admitted prior) See Other.45 See Other.18YesCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.B.A. (Business) and M.S.E. (Construction Engineering Management) (Form)18 (plus an additional 2 registered in either program) See Other.45 (plus an additional 2 registered in either program) See Other.N/AYesThe additional 2 hours can be registered for in either program. Total credit hours required 18 + 45 + 2 = 65. Credit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.B.A. (Business) and M.S.E. (Industrial Operations Engineering) (Form)18 (plus an additional 2 registered in either program) See Other.45 (plus an additional 2 registered in either program) See Other.N/AYesThe additional 2 hours can be registered for in either program. Total credit hours required 18 + 45 + 2 = 65. Credit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.B.A. (Business) and M.S.E. (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering) (Form)18 (plus an additional 2 registered in either program) See Other.45 (plus an additional 2 registered in either program. See Other.N/AYesThe additional 2 hours can be registered for in either program. Total credit hours required 18 + 45 + 2 = 65. Credit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.B.A. (Business) and M.S.E. (TMI Industrial and Operational Engineering) (Form)18 (plus an additional 2 registered in either program) See Other.45 (plus an additional 2 registered in either program) See Other.N/AYesThe additional 2 hours can be registered for in either program. Total credit hours required 18 + 45 + 2 = 65. Credit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.B.A. (Business) and M.S.E. (TMI Naval Architecture and Engineering) (Form)18 (plus an additional 2 registered in either program) See Other.45 (plus an additional 2 registered in either program) See Other.N/AYesThe additional 2 hours can be registered for in either program. Total credit hours required 18 + 45 + 2 = 65. Credit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.B.A. (Business) and M.U.P. (Urban Planning) (Form)30 (plus an additional 9 registered in either program) See Other.45 (plus an additional 9 registered in either program) See Other.N/AYesThe additional 9 hours can be registered for in either program. Total hours Total credit hours required 30 + 45 + 9 = 84. Credit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.B.A. (Business-Dearborn) and M.S.E. (Industrial and Systems Engineering-Dearborn) (N/A)Verify with Dearborn.Verify with Dearborn.Verify with Dearborn.Verify with Dearborn.Verify with Dearborn.
M.D. (Medicine) and A.M. (Higher Education) (Form)24 See Other.Verify with the Medical School.N/AYesCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program. Verify Medical School hours.
M.D. (Medicine) and M.P.P. (Public Policy) (Form)42 See Other.Verify with the Medical School.N/AYesCredit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program. Verify Medical School hours.
M.D. (Medicine) and Ph.D. in participating programs aka as MSTP (Medical Scientist Training Program) (N/A)See Other.Verify with the Medical School.N/AYesVerify Medical School hours.
M.P.H (Dental Public Health) and M.S. (Pediatric Dentistry) (Form)36368No
M.P.H. (School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy) and M.P.P. (Public Policy) (Form)39 See Other.43 See Other.N/ANoTotal credit hours required 39 + 43 = 82. Credit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.H.S.A. (School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy) and M.P.P. (Public Policy) (Form)33 (plus an additional 6 registered in either program) See Other.45 (plus an additional 6 registered in either program) See Other.N/ANoThe additional 6 hours can be registered for in either program. Total credit hours required 33 + 45 + 6 = 84. Credit hours listed reflect reduction of minimum hours from each program.
M.S. (Natural Resources and Environment) M.U.P. (Urban and Regional Planning) (Form)42 for M.S. (Natural Resources and Environment) 48 for M.U.P (Urban and Regional Planning)N/A15No
M.S.E. (Chemical Engineering) M.S. (Natural Resources and Environment) (Form)30 for M.S.E. (Chemical Engineering) 42 for M.S. (Natural Resources and Environment)N/A18No
M.S.E. (Civil and Environmental Engineering) M.S. (Natural Resources and Environment) (Form)30 for M.S.E. (Civil and Enviromnmental Engineering) 42 for M.S. (Natural Resources and Environment)N/A18No
M.S.E. (Mechanical Engineering) M.S. (Natural Resources and Environment) (Form)30 for M.S.E. (Mechanical Engineering) 42 for M.S. (Natural Resources and Environment)N/A18No
Pharm.D. (Pharmacy) and Ph.D. (Pharmaceutics) (N/A)188N/ANo
Undergraduate/Graduate Programs
UNDERGRADUATE/GRADUATE PROGRAMS (Form)Rackham Hours RequiredHours RequiredDouble Counted HoursCredit TransferOther
AMDP (Undergraduate [specific LSA and COE] and Rackham Biophysics Master’s M.S. (Form)31120-12896Must enroll a minimum of two full terms of full-time (9+ hours) enrollment in Rackham only.
AMDP (Undergraduate [U-M or Tsinghua] and Rackham Landscape Architecture Master’s M.LA) (Form)44120-12822Must enroll a minimum of two full terms of full-time (9+ hours) enrollment in Rackham only.
AMDP (Undergraduate [U-M or Tsinghua] and Rackham Natural Resources and Environment Master’s M.S.) (Form)42120-12821Must enroll a minimum of two full terms of full-time (9+ hours) enrollment in Rackham only.
AMDP (Undergraduate and Rackham Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Master’s M.S.) (Form)36120-128126Must enroll a minimum of two full terms of full-time (9+ hours) enrollment in Rackham only.
CUGS (Undergraduate and Rackham LSA Master’s) (Form and Info)Varies by program120No more than a total of 15 may be double counted and/or transferredNo more than a total of 15 may be double counted and/or transferredMust be dual enrolled in Rackham and Undergrad for hours that are double counted.
CUGS (Undergraduate LSA and Rackham Media Arts A.M.) (Form and Info)36120No more than a total of 15 may be double countedMust be dual enrolled in Rackham and Undergrad for hours that are double counted.
CUGS (Undergraduate and Urban and Regional Planning Master’s) (Form and Info)Varies by program120No more than a total of 15 may be double counted and/or transferredNo more than a total of 15 may be double counted and/or transferredMust be dual enrolled in Rackham and Undergrad for hours that are double counted.
SUGS (LSA Undergraduate and Rackham Psychology Master’s) (Form and Info)241209 – No more than a total of 12 may be double counted and/or transferred6 – No more than a total of 12 may be double counted and/or transferredMust enroll a minimum of two full terms of full-time (9+ hours) enrollment in Rackham only.
SUGS (Engineering Undergraduate and Rackham Engineering Master’s) (Form and Info)30128

9

*8 for Electrical and Computer Engineering

6

*15 for Electrical and Computer Engineering

Must not dual enroll. Must enroll a minimum of two full terms of full-time (9+ hours) enrollment in Rackham only.

Total of double count and transfer must be 15 or less.

SUGS (LSA Science Undergraduate and Rackham Educational Studies Master’s) (Form)3512012Must enroll a minimum of two full terms of full-time (9+ hours) enrollment in Rackham only.
SUGS (LSA Undergraduate and Rackham Chemistry Master’s M.S.) (Form)241209 – No more than a total of 12 may be double counted and/or transferred6 – No more than a total of 12 may be double counted and/or transferredMust enroll a minimum of two full terms of full-time (9+ hours) enrollment in Rackham only.
Xavier University B.S./B.A. and Rackham Biomedical Engineering M.S. (Letter from Director of Engineering Programs at Xavier)30Verify with Xavier University60Degrees MUST be awarded simultaneously