(A) Credit hours/program-specific and university requirements.
(1) A minimum of thirty semester credit hours of graduate work shall be successfully completed for a master's degree including credits for work on a thesis if a thesis is required . In no case, however, shall a degree be granted solely on the basis of accumulated credit hours.
(2) Graduate programs shall recommend students for the master's degree after they have met all program-specific and university requirements for the degree.
(3) To maintain graduate student status and eligibility for a master's degree, students shall register for at least one graduate credit hour each academic year during the fall semester.
(B) Time limitation.
A student shall complete all requirements for the master's degree no later than five years from the date of entering that degree program.
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: R. C. 3 3 61
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 3361
Prior Effective Dates: 3/16/1978, 10/17/1990, 2/11/2002, 3/21/2005, 2/15/2008, 4/7/08