Graduate Degree Requirements

The master's degree requires a minimum of 36 credits.

  1. The student's graduate program must include course work numbered 500 and above except where a course of study, specifically outlined in the Bulletin, makes provision for an adjustment to the required number of credits numbered 500 and above.

  2. The student must submit evidence of competence and understanding in applying the body of knowledge in his/her field of study. A student will fulfill this requirement in a method determined by the Department.

  3. Students must complete their program within 5 years of initial enrollment in a credit-bearing class.  Requests for an extension will be submitted in writing to the Dean of Graduate Studies.  The form can be found on the Records website.