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MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING 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.S. PH.D.
Overall GPA
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Overall GPA
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Other Grade Requirements
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Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
Yes
A minimum of 24 credits; 6 of these must be thesis credits.
Specific Courses
No
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 24 credits is required; six of these must be thesis credits.
Specific Credits
Yes
A maximum of 24 credits is allowed for research and thesis; 6 credits of advanced mathematics are required.
Examinations
No
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Candidates earning their master's degree at UW-Madison should take the qualifying examination the semester after completing the master's degree. Candidates working directly toward the Ph.D. degree should take the qualifying examination within 1.5 years after beginning the graduate program. The preliminary examination should be completed by the beginning of the fifth semester after entering the Ph.D. program.
Other Assessments
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Other Assessments
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Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
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Advisor
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Review Policy
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Review Policy
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