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Time-to-Degree Limits

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

  • Full-time Master’s: 4 years
  • Part-time Master’s: 6 years
  • Ph.D. Candidates: 7 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.