1.1 Curricular Matters
- Pursuant to the Coordinated Program, successful students will obtain a BS degree from Seton Hall, and a MS degree from Stevens from the programs specified in the Parts 3 & 4. The BS degree is expected to involve four years of study at Seton Hall and the MS degree is expected to involve two to three semesters of study at Stevens, in each case with the additional program components described below.
- After successful conclusion of the BS degree, accepted students will transfer to Stevens where they will spend one year completing no fewer than seven courses for 30 credit MS programs or eight courses for 36 credit MS programs in order to fulfill the requirements of the relevant Master’s degree.
1.2 Admission Requirements; Administration of the Program
For admission into Stevens for the Financial Engineering or Financial Analytics Masters Programs, students must successfully complete all curricular requirements which according to this agreement need to be completed at Seton Hall, including successful completion of the general education requirements and major course requirements set forth in Part 3 or Part 4 of this Appendix.
- The admissions requirements for students to attend Stevens’ MS program shall be the same as those for students regularly admitted to Stevens’ graduate programs. Such requirements will include, without limitation, obtaining official transcripts, a current CV, and a minimum GPA. The Seton Hall applicants must be in their third year of undergraduate studies and must have an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above, and a GPA of 3.3 or above in Mathematics courses above the 3000 level.
- The admission requirements and procedure for students in the Seton Hall BS Program shall be the same as those for students regularly admitted to Seton Hall’s BS programs.
- Students that are successfully accepted into the Seton Hall portion of the Coordinated Program shall apply to Stevens for admission into the Stevens MS program no later than March 1 for a start in the following Fall semester. Seton Hall prospective students shall identify themselves as participants in the Coordinated Program by entering a program code specified by Stevens as part of their application. Only applicants using the program code will be considered as participants under this Agreement. Prospective students shall complete their application on the Stevens Graduate Admissions website by March 1 and will be notified of their admission decision by April 1.
- The GRE/GMAT requirement will be waived for any applicant who has a minimum GPA of 3.2 (out of 4.0) during the first seven semesters of their undergraduate studies, or a 3.2 (out of 4.0) in the three graduate courses they take at Seton Hall as part of the Coordinated Program.
1.4 Status of Degrees
Seton Hall will issue its BS degrees to Seton Hall students who successfully complete the requirements of the BS degrees. Stevens will issue the MS degree to Stevens students who successfully complete the requirements of the MS degree, respectively.