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AVENUES: Beyond McDaniel

Wall Street. Coral reef preservation. Building bridges. Watercolor therapy. Supply chain logistics. Cybersecurity engineering. Do you know where you’re headed, but aren’t sure how to get there? Or maybe you’re not sure what life after college looks like? No matter. We’re on it.

Avenues to your Future

McDaniel is committed to your future – not only during but after your years on the Hill. We’ve opened avenues to careers through partnerships with world-class colleges and universities to ease your transition to and studies through graduate school. Working with Johns Hopkins, Washington University, Marywood, and others, McDaniel professors helped to design coursework that dovetails with premier graduate programs in business, engineering, environmental biology, art therapy – and more are on the way.

Our goal is for you to achieve yours. Providing a direction and a smooth transition is just the beginning. Your McDaniel experiences, in classrooms and out, fuel your pursuit and ultimately form the foundation upon which you build your success.


Art Therapy M.A. from Marywood University

Learn how to use Art to help others heal and find fulfillment. Your Art major combined with a solid grounding in Psychology makes you the perfect candidate for Marywood University’s Art Therapy M.A. program leading to registration (ATR) and board certification (BC) with the Art Therapy Certification Board.

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Duquesne’s Palumbo-Donahue School of Business

Focus your McDaniel degree and gain a competitive edge in the job market with preferred admission to four specialized master’s programs at Duquesne University’s Palumbo-Donahue School of Business. The four master’s degree programs include the Professional Master in Business Administration (PMBA), Master in Business Administration in Sustainable Business Practices (MBA-SBP), Master of Science in Accountancy (MAcc), and Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (MS-SCM).

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Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Start your specialized master’s in Financial Econometrics or Marketing Analytics at Johns Hopkins’ Carey Business School while earning your B.A. at McDaniel. Apply in January of your junior year for a May 1 decision. Once accepted, you can complete two graduate courses as a senior and earn both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years. Carey courses are offered at two locations, one in D.C. and at Baltimore Harbor East.

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Engineering partnerships with Washington University

As a Physics major, you can choose from one of two Dual Degree tracks for Engineering studies at McDaniel and Washington University’s James McKelvey School of Engineering. Spend three or four years at McDaniel before moving on to WashU, where you can pursue a variety of engineering fields, including Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, Computer, Cybersecurity, Electrical, Energy, Environmental or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or Systems Science and Engineering. 

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Environmental Biology at Hood College

Fast-track a M.S. in Environmental Biology while staying local. McDaniel students can work concurrently towards a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies at McDaniel and master’s degree in Environmental Biology at Hood. McDaniel students will be able to transfer six to nine undergraduate senior credits towards the 33-credit requirement in Hood’s graduate-level environmental biology program. Additionally, students may waive up to eight credits of introductory graduate classes and instead apply for specialty elective courses such as Insect Ecology, Soil Ecology or Plant Ecology.