6.6.1 Admission and Program Length

6.6.1.a Admission to the Program

Admission requirements can be found in section 5.1 (General Requirements for Admission). Students should also note the transfer of credit policy in section 5.2.3.d.

6.6.1.b Program Length and Time Limit

Fifty-six credit hours of course work are required for completion of the program. The course work is designed to be completed in two years of full-time study (approximately 14 credits per semester if not registered for summer or winter term). Part-time students should expect to spend a minimum of three years. There is no final project required of this program. For a comparison of the number of semesters required to complete the degree based on the number of credits per semester, please see section 6.2 (Masters Degree Program Length). 

Time Limit:
The maximum time limit to complete the M.A.C. degree is 10 years (including any leave of absence or withdrawal period). Petitions for a program extension due to unusual circumstances or hardship must be granted by the Faculty Committee of Three.