Degree Requirements

The online M.S. degree program provides graduates with relevant advanced professional knowledge and skills. This is a non-thesis program and is not intended to prepare graduates for doctoral programs.

Within 7 years of taking the first course toward degree requirements, all candidates must complete all of the following minimum requirements to receive their degree:   

  1. Fulfill 36 hours of coursework as detailed by you and your advisor in your personalized Program of Study which is typically a mix of required courses and electives.
  2. At least 15 credits must be in courses numbered 700 and above. 
  3. A candidate must pass a comprehensive written exam upon completion of coursework.