General Requirements for a Master's Degree

To earn a master’s degree from the University of Illinois Springfield, students must:

  • Earn the amount of graduate credit required by the chosen academic program, all but 12 semester hours must be earned at UIS.

  • Complete course work with a UIS institutional grade point average of at least 3.0 as well as a cumulative grade point average (including both institutional and transfer credit) of at least 3.0.

  • Complete the program closure requirements.

  • Complete a graduation application and pay the mandatory, non-refundable graduation application fee.