Policy 170.40 - Degree Completion Requirements for the Graduate School

  This Replaces
File: 170.40 170.40
Date: 4/1/11 7/29/05

ORIGINATOR: Senior Vice President of Academic Programs and Dean, Graduate School of Management and Technology

SUBJECT: Degree Completion Requirements for the Graduate School

  1. Introduction

    1. This Policy is in accordance with the Board of Regents Policy III-7.00 Policy on Degree and Curricular Requirements, approved on April 26, 1990, and outlines the degree-completion requirements for the Graduate School.

    2. In order to be approved for graduation, students must have resolved any outstanding charges of fees or of misconduct and must have complied with the terms of any sanctions. The award of degrees and certificates is conditional upon satisfactory completion of all program requirements and compliance with all UMUC policies.

  2. Graduation Requirements

    1. To graduate with a master's degree or Doctoral degree from the Graduate School, students must submit proof of the following:

      1. Successful completion of the required number of credit hours and other requirements as prescribed by the specific program curriculum.

      2. A combined 3.0 GPA in all Graduate School courses. Master's students may not apply a grade of F to degree requirements. Doctoral students may not apply grades of U, C or F to degree requirements. Additional information is available in the Graduate School catalog, available online at UMUC's web site.

      3. Completion of all coursework within the time frame required by the specific program.