Credits Required for Graduation at the Graduate Level

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Category Name: Student
Responsible Unit: Center for Graduate Studies
Responsible VP: Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
Adoption Date: 1985-1986
Last Revision Date:
Last Review Date:
Shared governance: none

Policy Statement

An explanation of the number and level of graduate credits required for the awarding of a master's degree.




There are no definitions for this policy at this time.

Policy Procedures

Credits Required for Graduation at the Graduate Level

Master's degree programs require a minimum of 30 graduate credits. The maximum number of credits will depend upon the requirements of the department involved and the approval of the appropriate campus and state authorities. At least 15 credits must be taken at the 600 level or above.

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Contact Information

Center for Graduate Studies

Office Location: Morgan 2105

Phone: 585-395-2525

Fax: 585-395-2515


History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date 1989 Three-year review
Adoption Date 1985-1986  Policy Adopted


Last Updated 10/5/21