Full-time Graduate Students

Nine credit hours per semester constitutes a full-time graduate course load. For Master of Science in Nursing students, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Business Administration, and Doctor of Nursing Practice students, 18 credit hours over a one-year period constitute full-time status. A course load in excess of 14 credit hours per semester requires the approval of the Academic Dean or Program Chair. Students who are denied approval to take a course load in excess of 14 credits per semester may appeal in writing to the Office of Academic Affairs.