MS Degrees Academic Progress Requirements

Students enrolled in the MS programs are expected to maintain their grades corresponding to the policy of satisfactory progress and the following chart. The chart specifies the criteria for achieving satisfactory academic progress for full-time students (no transfers) in the University MS program based on the allowable maximum number of semester credit hours attempted (part-time students are evaluated proportionally to the taken part of a program; foundation courses are not included in SAP; students who changed their program will be evaluated on all courses taken):

Program Maximum Units Can Be Attempted* Evaluation
Credit Units
Minimum  Cumulative GPA
18 End of 1st Semester 6 2.7
36 End of 1st Academic Year 12 2.8
54 End of 3rd Semester 18 2.9
54 End of 2nd Academic Year 24 3.0
54 100% of MTDC (3 years) 36 3.0

*    Units attempted means courses' units for which the students have incurred a financial obligation or for which any university scholarship funds have been disbursed.