Degree Requirements


School of Architecture



Master’s Degrees

Architecture, M.ARCH.


Landscape Architecture

Master’s Degrees

Landscape Architecture, M.L.A.


College of Business



Master’s Degrees

Accounting, M.S.

Professional Accounting, M.P.A.

Taxation, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Accounting, Ph.D.


Tax Certificate


Business Administration

Master’s Degrees

Business Administration, M.B.A. (Flexible Format)

Business Administration, M.B.A. (Professional Cohort)

Business Administration, M.B.A. Non Thesis Fast Track

Business Administration, M.B.A. Thesis Fast Track

Executive M.B.A.

Online Business Administration (Online M.B.A.)

Doctoral Degrees

Business Administration, Ph.D.


Entrepreneur Certificate

Graduate Advanced Studies Business Certificate



Master’s Degrees

Economics Data Analytics, M.S. (pending SACSCOC approval)


Finance and Real Estate

Master’s Degrees

Quantitative Finance, M.S.

Real Estate, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Finance (Business Administration), Ph.D.


Real Estate Development Certificate


Health Care Administration

Master’s Degrees

Healthcare Administration, M.S.


Health Care Administration Certificate


Information Systems & Operations Management

Master’s Degrees

Business Analytics, MS

Information Systems, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Information Systems (Business Administration), Ph.D.

Mathematical Sciences, Information Systems, Ph.D.



Master’s Degrees

Human Resource Management, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Management (Business Administration), Ph.D.



Master’s Degrees

Marketing Research, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Marketing (Business Administration), Ph.D.


College of Education and Health Professions


Educational Curriculum & Instruction

Master’s Degrees

Accelerated Online Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed. Mathematics

Accelerated Online Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed. Trip. Lit.

Accelerated Onlne Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed. Science

Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed.

Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed. Non Thesis Mathematics

Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed. Non Thesis Science

Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed. Writing Focus

Mind, Brain and Education, M.Ed. Non Thesis

Reading Specialist, M.Ed.

Teaching - Early Childhood, M.Ed.T.

Teaching - Middle Level, M.Ed.T.

Teaching - Secondary Level, M.Ed.T.


Education in Teaching, All Level Certificate

Education in Teaching, Early Childhood Certificate

Education in Teaching, Mid-Level Certificate

Education in Teaching, Secondary Level Certificate

English Secondary Language Certificate

Gifted & Talented Certificate

Master Reading Teacher Certificate

Master Tech. Teaching Certificate

Reading Specialist Certificate

School Counselor Certificate

Teaching - Teacher Certification Only


Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Master’s Degrees

Accelerated Online Ed. Leadership & Policy Studies, M.Ed. Non Thesis

Ed. Leadership & Policy Studies, M.Ed.

Doctoral Degrees

Ed. Leadership & Policy Studies (K-16), Ph.D.


Accelerated Online Ed. Leadership & Policy Studies, Superintendent

Ed. Leadership & Policy Studies, Certification Only

Principal Certificate

Superintendent Certificate



Master’s Degrees

Athletic Training, M.S. Non Thesis

Exercise Science, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Kinesiology BS to PHD-DB



College of Engineering



Master’s Degrees

Biomedical Engineering, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Biomedical Engineering, B.S. to Ph.D.

Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D.


Civil Engineering

Master’s Degrees

Civil Engineering, M.Engr.

Civil Engineering, M.Engr. Fast Track

Civil Engineering, M.S.

Master of Construction Management

Doctoral Degrees

Civil Engineering, Ph.D.


Computer Science and Engineering

Master’s Degrees

Computer Engineering, M.S.

Computer Science, M.S.

Software Engineering, M.SWEN.

Doctoral Degrees

Computer Engineering, B.S. to Ph.D.

Computer Engineering, Ph.D.

Computer Science, B.S. to Ph.D.

Computer Science, Ph.D.

Mathematical Sciences, Computer Science, Ph.D.


Computer Scinece Unmanned Vehicle Systems Certificate


Electrical Engineering

Master’s Degrees

Electrical Engineering, M.Engr. Non Thesis

Electrical Engineering, M.S.

Electrical Engineering, M.S. Fast Track

Doctoral Degrees

Electrical Engineering, B.S. to Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering, Ph.D.


EE Unmanned Vehicle Systems Certificate


Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Master’s Degrees

Engineering Management, M.S.

Industrial Engineering, M.Engr.

Industrial Engineering, M.S.

Logistics, M.S.

Systems Engineering, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Industrial Engineering, B.S. to Ph.D.

Industrial Engineering, Ph.D.


IE Unmanned Vehicle Systems Certificate


Materials Science and Engineering

Master’s Degrees

Materials Science and Engineering, M.Engr.

Materials Science and Engineering, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Materials Science and Engineering, B.S. to Ph.D.

Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D.


Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Master’s Degrees

Aerospace Engineering, M.Engr.

Aerospace Engineering, M.S.

Mechanical Engineering, M.Engr.

Mechanical Engineering, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Aerospace Engineering, B.S. to Ph.D.

Aerospace Engineering, Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering, B.S. to Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D.


Mech/Aerospace Unmanned Vehicle systems Certificate,


College of Liberal Arts


Art + Art History

Master’s Degrees

Art, M.F.A.



Master’s Degrees

Communications, M.A.


Criminology & Criminal Justice

Master’s Degrees

Criminology and Criminal Justice, M.A.



Master’s Degrees

English, M.A.

Doctoral Degrees

English, Ph.D.



Master’s Degrees

History, M.A.

Doctoral Degrees

Transatlantic History, B.A. to Ph.D.

Transatlantic History, Ph.D.


Archival Administration Certificate



Master’s Degrees

Linguistics, M.A.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, M.A.

Doctoral Degrees

Linguistics, B.A. to Ph.D.

Linguistics, Ph.D.


Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)


Modern Languages

Master’s Degrees

Modern Languages, M.A. (Spanish or French Concentration)


Modern Languages, French Certificate

Modern Languages, Spanish Certificate



Master’s Degrees

Music Performance, M.M. Non Thesis

Music Performance, M.M. Thesis

Music, M.M.


Performance Certificate

Performance-CT KBS (Organ)

Performance-CT KBS (Piano)



Political Science

Master’s Degrees

Political Science, M.A.


Sociology and Anthropology

Master’s Degrees

Anthropology, M.A.

Sociology, M.A. Non Thesis

Sociology, M.A. Thesis

Sociology, M.A. Thesis Substitute


College of Nursing



Master’s Degrees

Accelerated Online Nurse Educator, M.S.N. Non Thesis

Accelerated Online Nurse Family Practitioner

Accelerated Online Nursing Admin., M.S.N.

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Pediatric

Nurse Practitioner, Adult / Gerontology Acute Care

Nurse Practitioner, Adult / Gerontology Primary Care

Nurse Practitioner, M.S.N. Fam. Psy. Men.

Nurse Practitioner, M.S.N. Family On Campus

Nurse Practitioner, M.S.N. Neonatal

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Pediatric

Nursing Admin. Executive, M.S.N. Non Thesis

Nursing Education, M.S.N.

Doctoral Degrees

Accelerated Online Doctor of Nursing Practice, D.N.P.

Nursing Administration, B.S.N. to Ph.D.

Nursing Educator, B.S.N. to Ph.D.

Nursing Practice-DNP

Nursing, Clinical, B.S.N. to Ph.D.

Nursing, Ph.D.


Advanced Nursing Educator Role Certificate

Nurse Educator

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Pediatric

Nurse Practitioner, Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Certificate

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal

Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric

Nursing Educator Role Certificate


College of Science



Master’s Degrees

Biology, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Quantitative Biology, B.S to Ph.D.

Quantitative Biology, Ph.D.


Chemistry & Biochemistry

Master’s Degrees

Chemistry, M.S.

Chemistry, M.S. Thesis Substitute

Doctoral Degrees

Chemistry, B.S. to Ph.D.

Chemistry, Ph.D.


Earth and Environmental Sciences

Master’s Degrees

Earth and Environmental Science / Geology, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Earth and Environmental Science, B.S. to Ph.D.

Earth and Environmental Science, Ph.D.


Environmental Science Certificate

G.I.S. and Spatial Information Systems Certificate

Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Certificate

Petroleum Geoscience Certificate


Interdisciplinary Science

Master’s Degrees

Interdisciplinary Science, M.A.



Master’s Degrees

Mathematics (General Mathematics), M.S.

Mathematics (General Statistics), M.S.

Mathematics, M.A.

Doctoral Degrees

Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics, Ph.D.

Mathematics (General Mathematics), B.S. to Ph.D.

Mathematics (General Mathematics), Ph.D.

Mathematics (General Statistics), B.S. to Ph.D.

Mathematics (General Statistics), Ph.D.


Applied Statistics Certificate



Master’s Degrees

Physics, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Physics and Applied Physics, B.S. to Ph.D.

Physics and Applied Physics, Ph.D.



Master’s Degrees

Psychology, Experimental, M.S.

Psychology, Health/Neuroscience, M.S.

Psychology, Industrial and Organizational, M.S.

Doctoral Degrees

Psychology, Experimental, Health, Ph.D.

Psychology, Experimental, Ph.D.

Psychology, Health/Neuroscience, Ph.D.


School of Social Work


Social Work

Master’s Degrees

Social Work, M.S.S.W.

Social Work, M.S.S.W. Non Thesis Advanced Specialty

Doctoral Degrees

Social Work, Ph.D.


School of Urban and Public Affairs


City and Regional Planning

Master’s Degrees

City & Regional Planning, M.CIRP.


Developmental Review Certificate

Geographical Information Systems Certificate


Interdisciplinary Studies

Master’s Degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies, Sustainability, M.S. Non Thesis


Public Administration

Master’s Degrees

Accelerated Online Master of Public Administration

Public Administration, M.P.A.


Law & Public Policy Certificate

Public Budgeting and Financial Management Certificate

Urban Journalism Certificate

Urban Non-Profit Management Certificate


Urban and Public Affairs

Master’s Degrees

Urban Affairs, M.A.

Doctoral Degrees

Public & Urban Administration, Ph.D.

Urban Planning & Public Policy, Ph.D.