Time Limits on Completion of Requirements

A graduate student in a master's or specialist program must complete all degree requirements within six (6) consecutive years. A graduate student in a doctoral program must complete all requirements within eight (8) consecutive years. Time limits shall be computed from and including the first semester the student is admitted and enrolled in a degree program. 

All Graduate Courses (both TTU and transfer credit) earned toward a graduate program must be taken within the applicable time limit.  Courses that exceed the time limit must be validated for currency.