The MA Program is a traditional on-campus program. It may be completed full-time or part-time. International students in F-1 status must complete the program on a full-time basis within three semesters only.
- Fall (Year One) – RU
- Spring (Year One) – RU
- Students may opt to take summer courses
- Fall (Year Two) – ER
Part-time domestic students:
- Are required to take a minimum of two courses per semester and
- Complete a minimum of two RUs (Residence Units)
- Finish the program within four years of the first semester of registration.
There are evening and weekend courses/sections to accommodate students who work full-time.…
In order to maintain good standing in the program, a student must be making steady progress towards completing the degree and must maintain a 3.0 or better in the average of all the courses approved by the faculty adviser to count for graduation. Please note that a course may not be re-taken to improve the grade.
A student must also maintain 3.0 or better cumulative GPA. Per the GSAS website, “The cumulative GPA is derived from all courses in which a student has registered and received a grade, except in cases in which the student re-took a course after receiving an F.…