Prepared for Postgraduate Success

For many international students getting a master’s or postgraduate degree, adjusting to life in the U.S. can be challenging. To make your transition as easy and productive as possible, the Master’s Accelerator at Adelphi University is a first-year program that sets you up for success with:

  • Academic, English-language, and cultural support.
  • College credit towards your Adelphi degree.
  • Access to exclusive courses and cultural events.

Flexibility

Flexibility

Choose from 3 Master’s Accelerator options for the right amount of support. You can even add English-language courses to prepare you for U.S. classrooms.

Dedicated Support

Dedicated Support

Make your transition easy with academic, tutoring, career, and personal support from trained advisers. We’ll even pick you up when you arrive at the airport.

Small Class Sizes

Small Class Sizes

Receive more individual attention and customized support with fewer students in your classes. Some of your courses are exclusively for international students like you.

Streamlined Admission Process

Streamlined Admission Process

Adelphi offers a simple, fast admissions process for MAP applicants. No references, résumés, essays or work experience required.

Professional Development

Professional Development

Give your career a fast start with the Career Accelerator. This two-year program enhances professional skills and offers access to internships for invaluable experience.

Which Option Is Right for You?

The Master’s Accelerator offers three different programs, including the one that’s right for you. Explore below to see which option is your best choice.

Direct Master’s Accelerator Program (Direct MAP)

For high-achieving students who want a rigorous academic experience.

Advanced Master’s Accelerator Program (Advanced MAP)

For students who want additional support and tailored courses.

Master’s Accelerator Program (MAP)

For students who want an immersive international study experience.

Compare Your Options

Direct MAP Advanced MAP MAP
Recommended For High-achieving students Students who want some English-language support Students who want a personalized experience
Main Benefit Rigorous academic experience and priority access to courses Just the right amount of support and tailored courses Immersive English-language learning and cultural experiences
Length 1 semester 1 semester 2 semesters
Minimum GPA Required 3.0 – 3.5 3.0 2.5
English Skills Required Advanced Intermediate Moderate
Estimated Tuition and Fees $14,150 – $15,760 (USD) $16,609 – $17,680 (USD) $24,638 – $25,709 (USD)

Learn more

Learn more

Learn more

Note: the number of credits earned during MAP semesters varies by program and by degree. Check degree specific pages for more information.

Estimated Program Duration

Time to completion varies based on your English-language ability, degree choice, and number of courses per semester.

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Preparation for the global job market

Qualified Master’s Accelerator students can get professional training, career advisement, and internship opportunities.