Coterminal Masters Degrees

The coterminal degree program at Stanford allows you the unique opportunity to begin work on a master’s degree while you are finishing your bachelor’s degree. The degrees do not have to be from the same department. They can be combined in a way that adds coherence and depth to your educational program or enhances your professional or personal interests. 

H&S Coterminal Master's Degree Program Guide

(last updated 01/26/12)

This guide provides the following information about coterminal degree programs in the School of Humanities and Sciences.

  • Programs That Offer Coterminal Master’s Degrees
  • Admission Requirements
  • Completion Requirements 
  • Websites and Other Information 


For more information about the coterminal degree program and how it works, visit the following sites:


H&S Departments & Programs offering Coterminal Master's Degrees
  • African Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • Communication
  • East Asian Languages & Cultures
  • East Asian Studies
  • English
  • Financial Mathematics
  • French & Italian
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Iberian & Latin American Cultures
  • International Policy Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Thought & Literature
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies(CREES)
  • Slavic Languages & Literatures
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Symbolic Systems