Current UCSB undergraduates interested in pursuing their graduate work at UCSB may qualify for the following programs that allow completion of both the UCSB bachelor's degree and master's degree within a five-year period.
List of five-year degree programs at UC Santa Barbara
- B.S. and M.S. in Actuarial Science
- B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MCDB), Cell and Developmental Biology (MCDB), Microbiology (MCDB), Pharmacology (MCDB), Chemistry (CHEM), or Biochemistry (CHEM) and M.S. in Biochemistry-Molecular Biology
- B.S. in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering and M.S. in Materials
- B.S. in Chemistry and M.S. in Materials
- B.A. in Chinese or Japanese and M.A. in Asian Studies
- B.S. in Computer Engineering and M.S. in Computer Science or Electrical and Computer Engineering
- B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science (College of Engineering)
- B.S. in Computing (College of Creative Studies) and M.S. in Computer Science
- B.S. and M.S. in Earth Science
- B.S. in Electrical Engineering and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
- B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
- B.S. in Pharmacology and M.A. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Five-Year Program Timeline
Important Dates and Deadlines
The Graduate Division online application must be submitted by deadline for the quarter that you intend to advance to graduate standing. To ensure that your application can be accepted, the Advancement and Curriculum Memos must be completed at least two weeks prior to the application deadline.
- Fall Application Deadline: May 15 (complete Advancement and Curriculum Memos by May 1)
- Winter Application Deadline: November 15 (complete Advancement and Curriculum Memos by November1)
- Spring Application Deadline: February 15 complete Advancement and Curriculum Memos by February 1)
Five-year program students may not advance to graduate standing for summer quarter. Please contact your department directly for internal application deadlines (submitted in the second or third year of your undergraduate program) and other important dates.