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Ready to Graduate

Degree Graduation Requirements

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  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • File an Application for Graduate Degree no later than the completion of 24 credit hours for programs requiring 30 to 39 total hours; no later than the completion of 36 credit hours for programs requiring 45 to 54 total hours and prior to enrollment in the final semester of course work. (Applications are available in the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.)
  • Complete the number of credit hours required for a specific degree program.
  • Complete the thesis, the comprehensive examination, the collaborative research, the teacher research, the lecture/recital, or the external experience.
  • Complete all program requirements within five years from the term of admission.
  • Enroll each regular semester for a minimum of one graduate credit hour. This registration must continue with no breaks from admittance to graduation. This policy does not include summer sessions. Students must be enrolled in the semester they are scheduled to graduate.
 

Professional Endorsement Graduation Requirements

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • File an Application for Graduate Professional Endorsement no later than the completion of 21 credit hours and prior to enrollment in the final semester of course work. (Applications are available in the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.)
  • Complete the number of credit hours required for a specific professional endorsement program.
  • Complete all professional endorsement program requirements within five years from the term of admission.
  • Enroll each regular semester for a minimum of one graduate credit hour. This registration must continue with no breaks from admittance to graduation. This policy does not include summer sessions. Students must be enrolled in the semester they are scheduled to graduate.