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Requirements for Continuation

Requirements for Continuation in the Masters Program

  • CONDITIONAL ADMISSION: If you are conditionally classified and do not complete all the pre-requisite courses outlined in the acceptance letter within 1 year from matriculation, you will be disqualified from the program.
  • GWAR: If you do not achieve 3.5 or above on the GRE Analytical Writing or pass the departmental writing test within 1 year from matriculation, you will be disqualified from the program.  The CSIS GWAR policy/procedure is found here.
  • LOA: You must file a leave of absence form if you will not be enrolled in any class for a semester or longer.  Otherwise, you will be considered as having left the program.
  • GPA: No course with a final grade below C (2.0) can be counted toward the MS degree. If the GPA falls below 3.0 for two consecutive semesters, the student will be disqualified from this graduate program.

For other useful information and policies, please visit Graduate Studies Page