PhD Program Course Load

Full-time graduate students are those who register for 9 or more credits during the fall and spring semesters and 6 credits during the summer. Students who wish to register for more than 15 credits for any semester must obtain approval, in advance, from the Graduate College. All students receiving financial assistance must satisfy these requirements and all international students must be full-time students. In the graduating semester the student may be allowed to take 1 credit.