Earning a Second Master’s Degree Policy

  • Academic
  • Student - Graduate
Responsible Unit Center for Graduate Studies
Responsible Cabinet Member Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
Adoption Date 1983-1984
Last Revision Date
Last Review Date

Policy Statement

An explanation of whether students can complete a second graduate degree at the University, including whether credits can be applied across both degrees.


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Policy Procedures

Earning a Second Master’s Degree

Upon completion of a master’s degree or Certificate of Advanced Study, students are allowed to apply for matriculation in another master’s degree program. Up to 12 credits of a graduate degree may be used toward completion of a second graduate degree, at the discretion of the department granting the second degree.

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Contact Information

Center for Graduate Studies

Office Location: Rakov 101

Phone: (585) 395-2525

History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date 1989 Five-year review
Adoption Date 1983-1984 Policy Adopted


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