Time Limits for Master’s Degree
Students enrolled in the program on a full-time basis (12 hours per semester) can normally expect to finish in 2 years Part-time enrollment is possible. The Office of Graduate Studies requires that all requirements toward the master’s degree be completed within 7 years of the time of the initial enrollment in the program.
The Office of Graduate Studies requires that students enrolled in a master’s program be continuously enrolled in at least 1 credit hour each semester after they have completed 30 hours of coursework. If a student is required to be continuously enrolled and does not enroll, he or she will be required to enroll in the missed hours in subsequent semesters.
The Museum Studies Program will not permit a student who has 6 or more semester hours of incompletes to enroll in further coursework until the courses have been completed.
Students who fall below a cumulative grade point average of B (3.0) are placed on probation by the Office of Graduate Studies. Students who do not raise their grade point average by the following semester may not be permitted to re-enroll.
Student Grievance Procedures
Any student wishing to make a complaint involving a Museum Studies faculty member, staff member, or an instructor or who has complaints concerning program policies or decisions may first submit his or her grievances in writing to the program director. If a solution acceptable to both parties can not be arrived at the grievance will be considered by the Faculty Advisory Committee, and finally Grievance Procedures established by the Office of Graduate Studies will be followed.