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Time Limits for Graduate Degree Completion

Master’s Degree - 5 years from matriculation

Doctoral Degree - 9 years from matriculation

Certificate of Graduate Study - 5 years from matriculation (all courses)

All courses applied towards the degree must be taken within 7 years for master's degrees, 9 years for doctorates. Individual departments may set deadlines within these time limits.