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Requirements for award of master/Ph. D. degree

 

 

Master

Ph. D.

Period of Study

1-4 years

2-7 years

Minimum credits

(Passing score: 70 (B-))

42

30

Qualifying exam (related regulation: Enforcement Rules for Qualification Examination of Phd Candidates:

 

Qualifying exam (within the first 3 years) Passing score:70 (B-)

Doctoral students may also have the following two options for the exemption from the Qualifying Examination by the end of their 3rd registration year.

1. Publish Journal Paper(s)

2. Pass an oral   Qualifying  Examination

 

Oral defense

1st semester: from Oct. 1 to Jan. 31 2nd semester: from April 1 to July 31

Thesis

Dissertation