Master’s Academic Achievement Pathway (MAAP)

Exclusively for current undergraduates who hold and maintain a cumulative 3.0+ GPA at a regionally accredited institution.


In recognition of their academic achievement, MAAP offers current undergraduates a customized path to a master’s degree. We will waive your application fee, and if you meet the MAAP criteria and are accepted to the master’s degree you apply to, you will receive a minimum $15,000 scholarship.

Application Details:

  • Fill out the Daniels Graduate Programs Application
  • Submit your resume and two short essays
  • Upload your transcripts*
  • Complete your admission interview (by invitation only)

Candidates should apply during their senior year and enroll up to one year after graduating.

See deadlines and other application information.



*Not required for University of Denver students


MAAP your future with one of these graduate business programs:

**The Master of Science in Management and Master of Science in Marketing begin in the Fall term only.

MAAP Requirements And Guidelines


  • Apply through the online application during your senior year and enroll within one year of graduation.
  • Begin your program, if you’re accepted, in the spring or fall depending on your program’s entry points.


  • We welcome applicants from any area of undergraduate study at a regionally accredited institution in the United States.
  • Candidates must hold a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA upon MAAP submission.
  • Admission is contingent upon graduating with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Submit a single application for the specialized master’s program of your choice.


Admitted applicants must enroll within one year of graduation.


In addition to the minimum $15,000 scholarship MAAP applicants receive upon acceptance to the program, all candidates are automatically considered for additional scholarships and graduate assistantships at the time of admission.

4 + 1 Programs

If you’re a junior or senior at DU, you may be able to combine your bachelor’s degree with a master’s and earn both in five years. DU students in all majors are eligible to apply for Daniels’ 4+1 programs.

Five of our master’s programs offer the 4+1 dual-degree option:

Learn More About 4+1 Programs