Degree Information

Information on academic requirements, qualifications, exams, teaching, and resources pertaining to the M.S. and Ph.D. programs

Requirements and guidelines for M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs, including thesis, examinations, candidacy, and residence

The department has adopted the use of milestones for the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees to assist both the student and the advisor in assuring that goals are met in a timely manner.

Information on teaching assistantships and apprenticeships

The department has set a maximum time span of seven years for either Ph.D. or M.S., within which all degree requirements must be completed.

Students may petition for an M.S. Bypass towards a Ph.D Degree.