Master's Degree Requirements
To provide the general and common requirements for the traditional degrees of Master of Arts and Master of Science
All Lawrence/Edwards Graduate students
The University of Kansas Lawrence campus and all reporting units adhere to the Higher Learning Commission's (HLC's) requirements concerning master's degree program administration. All master's programs must be comprised of at least 50% course work designed for graduate credit and offered at the 700 level or above.
The general and common requirements for the traditional degrees of Master of Arts and Master of Science are provided in the policies listed below. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the professional schools have specific requirements for the degree programs they offer.
02/22/2019: Technical edit - KU adheres to HLC rules.
02/09/2015: Graduate Studies updated hyperlinks and added required policy sections.