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EDUCATIONAL POLICY STUDIES Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
M.A. PH.D.
Overall GPA
3.25
Overall GPA
3.25
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Candidates whose GPA falls below the acceptable minimum will have one semester in which to raise the GPA before it is considered unsatisfactory. Contact the department for more information.
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Candidates whose GPA falls below the acceptable minimum will have one semester in which to raise the GPA before it will be considered unsatisfactory. Contact the department for more information.
Probation Policy
Yes
Candidates declared "inactive" are not eligible to take the final comprehensive examination until their program has been reviewed by the major professor and the department chair.
Probation Policy
Yes
Candidates declared "inactive" are not eligible to take any examination until their program has been reviewed by their major professor and the department chair.
Specific Courses
Yes
EPS 701
Specific Courses
Yes
EPS 701. (Candidates who complete this requirement as part of the M.A. curriculum are exempt.)
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 27 credits; at least 15 must be in the department; no more than 3 credits can be taken in independent reading or research and thesis.
Specific Credits
Yes
Must take 27 credits in EPS including EPS 701. In addition, a required concentration of at least 15 credits (at least 9 of these in EPS; no more than 3 in 999). Must have 12 credits in EPS outside concentration for breadth. EPS 701 in addition to concentration and depth requirements.
Examinations, Time Constraints
Yes, No
A comprehensive final examination is required. Contact the department for more information.
Examinations, Time Constraints
Yes, Yes
The preliminary examination must be passed within three years of full-time study in the program. The preliminary examination may only be taken when at least 9 credits of course work beyond the M.A. have been completed. Candidates who do not pass the preliminary examination in this time period will be declared "inactive."
Other Assessments, Time Constraints
Yes, Yes
Candidates must complete the degree within six semesters of full-time study; candidates who do not complete the degree within this time period are declared "inactive." Master's candidates intending to pursue the Ph.D. degree must present a thesis or equivalent paper. Contact the department for more information.
Other Assessments
Follow Graduate School policy
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Review Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Review Policy
Follow Graduate School policy