Time Limit for Degrees

Doctoral Degree
All requirements for the degree must be completed no later than eight years after matriculation. A student who matriculates after the completion of 30 credits of acceptable work must complete all requirements within seven years.

Master’s Degree
All requirements for the degree must be completed no later than four years after matriculation.

Periods of official leave of absence are excluded from the time limits set for completion of degrees. Extension of time limit must be initiated by an Executive Officer and requires the approval of the Vice President for Student Affairs.