Graduate Degree Requirements
Candidates for both M.E. and M.S. degrees are required to complete a minimum of thirty semester hours of graduate work with a GPA of 3.00 or better. Students pursuing the M.E. degree must take thirty hours of course work and pass a comprehensive written examination. M.S. degree students take twenty-four hours of course work, a minimum of six hours of thesis, and must pass an oral defense of the thesis.
A program of study for Doctoral degree candidates must incorporate a minimum of twenty-four semester hours of graduate level courses with a GPA of 3.00 or better. The Doctoral dissertation requires a minimum of twenty-four semester credit hours, which must be a scholarly research project with contributions of publishable quality.