Graduate Degree: How long will it take to complete a graduate degree & dual degree program?

All requirements established for the completion of a graduate degree or certificate program must be fulfilled within seven consecutive years, except for the Master of Business (MBA), which must be completed within five years.

Graduate degrees can be completed in two years, with the exception of:

  • Doctor of Management program, which can be completed in three years.
  • Certificate programs, which can be completed within one year.
  • Master of Business (MBA), which must be completed within five years.
  • Data Analytics, which can be completed in 2.5 years.

For the dual degree programs, both degrees must be completed within seven years. This regulation includes courses transferred from other institutions. Any transfer credit must be completed within the five-to-seven year time frame applied toward the degree or certificate program.

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