Graduation Requirements--Master's

  1. Complete an approved degree plan within the first semester following admission to a program that identifies the transfer credit awarded and specifies any special requirements.
  2. Complete the total number of semester credit hours and other requirements of the degree plan (including transfer credit) within a six-year period. Courses completed on a credit-granting basis (CR) may not be applied toward a graduate degree without approval of the graduate coordinator or the appropriate department chair.
  3. Earn a "C" or better in all courses applied to the degree.
  4. Earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on all work counted toward the degree.
  5. Pass the appropriate comprehensive examination(s) if required for the program.
  6. Submit an approved thesis if required. See Thesis in this section.
  7. Pay the non-refundable $10 diploma fee in the cashier's office.
  8. Take the receipt to the Registrar's Office.
  9. File an Application for Graduation by the deadlines listed below:

December graduation

June 15

May graduation

October 15

Summer graduation

March 15