Time-to-Degree Limits

The maximum elapsed time from first registration to completion of all requirements is:

  • Full-time Master’s: four years
  • Part-time Master’s: six years
  • Ph.D. Candidates: seven years

Extensions may be granted by submitting a General Petition form, which can be found on our Forms page. Please include a detailed plan for completing all remaining degree requirements.

*Students enrolled in the Employee Degree Program are exempt from these time requirements.