Please be sure to select the appropriate Catalog to view your requirements.
Your degree/certificate requirements correspond to the College Catalog for the catalog year you enrolled in the program at the College OR the catalog year that you changed your major. You may find your program’s Catalog year on Student Planning or consult an Academic Advisor for assistance.
To qualify for a graduate degree, the student must meet the following requirements:
The student must be enrolled in a designated program of study and making academic progress on the final day of the drop/add period in the final semester of study during which the degree will be awarded.
Students must declare their candidacy for graduation no later than the first day of their last term of study. Students who do not declare their candidacy will not be approved for graduation.
The student must register and complete courses that satisfy the degree requirements as printed in the graduate studies catalog. The College will honor the conditions and commitments articulated in the catalog current in the year when the student first matriculates. If a student withdraws and is readmitted, the student must meet the requirements of the catalog current at the time of readmission.
The student must earn a minimum of 12 graduate academic hours of credit for a Graduate Certificate and 30 graduate academic hours of credit for a Master’s Degree. These are minimums and specific numbers of credits required will vary by degree.
The student must earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in their program.
The student must resolve any and all financial obligations to the College, including the graduation fee.