School of Continuing and Professional Studies > Academics > Graduate Programs > Applied Professional Studies (MA) > Individualized Focus Area Track > Degree Requirements
Students are required to complete a minimum of 52 graduate credit hours with a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.5.
Students, with the assistance of an academic committee, design individualized graduate learning plans. Once plans are approved, students pursue their plans and work to ensure that all parts link together.
The liberal learning seminars offer opportunities for unique and rich discussions with fellow professionals from diverse professional backgrounds. They are designed to challenge students’ thinking around topics relevant to working professionals as they enhance core skills in critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and problem solving.
Students design and implement learning strategies for enhancing their understanding and competence development in each of the following aspects of their track.
Students culminate their graduate study through either four supplemental competencies or an integrating project (proposal and final artifact).
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