Degree Requirements

Candidates for a graduate degree or certificate must successfully complete all the courses, examinations, and other work required for their program of study, and achieve at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.  Depending on the program, from 30 to 48 semester credit hours are normally required for a graduate degree. Students must complete all their degree requirements within a six-year time period; for Philosophy, the time period for completion of the degree is eight years.