Masters Non-Thesis

  • Required Credit Hours: 30
  • Required: 18 hours of EMA5000-6000 level courses with a minimum grad of C or better and must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Maximum – One 3000 level or above undergraduate course (outside the Department)
  • Maximum – 6 credit hours of EMA 6905 – Individual Work
  • Maximum – 6 credit hours of S/U work (includes max. 5 hours of EMA 6910 – Supervised Research)
  • Overall grade point average for all course work must be 3.0 or better.
  • Courses cannot have been used for a previous degree.
  • Transfer credits: by petition to the graduate school, up to 9 credits from another institution. Courses must be graduate level courses, B or better, applicable to the degree which may be transferred to the MS program with approval by the graduate coordinator and by petition to the graduate school
  • Time Limitation: all work, including transferred credits, counted toward the master’s degree must be completed during the seven years immediately preceding the date on which the degree is awarded
  • Supervisory Committee: must have one member in MSE Dept. by the end of the 2nd semester or after 12 credit hours; if you are not working with an individual faculty member one of the graduate coordinators will supervise your MS Non–Thesis degree
  • MSE Non–Thesis Paper: One (1) month prior to graduation, your adviser must email ASO that your paper is acceptable for partial fulfillment of the Masters Non-Thesis degree. Guidelines for the paper may be found by following the directions below: