Master’s Accelerator Program 1 (MAP 1)
ACHIEVE MORE THAN ACADEMIC SUCCESS
The Master’s Accelerator Program 1 (MAP 1) is a one-semester, pre-master’s program designed specifically for international students. It is ideal for students who are ready to succeed in immersive English-speaking classrooms, but who also want the benefit of English-language and academic training that will help them succeed in their graduate program. The curriculum offers a combination of coursework for your intended graduate degree and MAP-exclusive classes. You will be equipped with the practical, degree-specific vocabulary and research skills you need to excel in your coursework.
- Just the Right Amount of Support - Map 1 features a curriculum designed to accommodate your academic and English-language needs.
- Credit-Bearing - Earn graduate-level credits toward your degree while taking courses tailored to your needs as an international student, helping you achieve your academic and career goals.
- Professional Development Courses Tailored to Your Goals - Special learning objectives and English-language support help develop your skills to the graduate and professional level.
- Learn in Both Open and Closed Courses - You will take courses with other American University students, while some courses are customized for and only taken by students in your MAP cohort.
The Master's Accelerator Program 1 (MAP 1) was developed to help international students succeed in their graduate degree. Explore the program below.
|First Year Program Length||Program Curriculum||Credits Earned Toward Degree||Progression Requirements||Progression Into|
|1 semester||Preset closed and integrated courses||6||GPA of 3.0–3.25 with no grade lower than B.||Master’s Degree|
The Master's Accelerator that's right for you will depend on your academic qualifications, English-language level, and personal preferences.
|GPA||Minimum TOEFL®||Minimum IELTS™|
|Only one of the scores below required|
|3.0||80, no subscore below 18||6.5, no subscore below 6.0|
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