Ashford University’s SMART Track puts you on a faster path to finishing your master’s degree. With SMART Track, you can start taking master’s degree-level courses while earning your bachelor’s degree, giving you a foundation of knowledge, experience, and confidence to carry you through graduate school.
Get More Value
From Your Electives
SMART Track lets you enroll in up to nine (9) applicable credits* of graduate-level coursework to fulfill the elective credit requirements for your bachelor’s degree. With SMART Track, every course you complete means:
✓ ONE LESS COURSE needed to complete your master’s degree.
✓ Your time to complete a master’s degree is shortened by 6 WEEKS.
✓ ONE LESS CLASS to pay for in your master’s degree program.
Save Even More by Combining SMART Track with the Alumni Tuition Grant
The Alumni Tuition Grant is available to Ashford graduates that elect to pursue a second degree at Ashford. For a master’s degree, the Alumni Tuition Grant waives the tuition cost for one course upon the successful completion of three courses in your graduate-level program.
Have a 2.75 or higher cumulative GPA to begin a master’s-level course
Be a senior-level student with 108+ credits earned toward a bachelor’s degree at Ashford University
Meet any prerequisite coursework requirements for each course
Indicate to their student advisor that they plan to apply for admission to a specific master’s degree program at Ashford University upon completion of their bachelor’s degree, and request the courses through their student advisor
Be in good financial standing at Ashford University