The degree requires 30 credit hours; 24 hours of coursework with an average grade of B or above plus 6 hours of thesis research. At least 12 of the 24 hours must be in courses numbered 700 or above. The remaining 12 hours may be in either 600 or 700 level courses. All work must be completed within six years of the date of initial enrollment in the graduate program.
For additional degree requirements, see Requirements for Degrees.