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New England College    
 
    
 
  Aug 24, 2017
 
2016-2017 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs

Graduation Requirements


Graduate Degree Programs Graduation Requirements

New England College confers degrees at the annual May commencement ceremony as well as on January 31, July 15, September 15 and December 31. To be considered for degree candidacy, the student must submit an Intent to Graduate Form by December 1 of the year preceding degree completion. Failure to submit this form could delay official degree awarding until the college’s next official conferral date.

All graduation requirements must be met within six years of entering the program. Petitions for extension must be submitted in writing to the Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Program requirements vary. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the graduate catalog to ensure successful completion of program requirements. Questions about graduate degree requirements should be addressed to Student Support Services (studentservices_gps@nec.edu or 603.428.2245).

Graduation Requirements for the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)

CAGS programs provide professional development for educators beyond the master’s degree level.

CAGS candidates must complete all degree requirements, as outlined in the individual program descriptions, including successfully earning a minimum of thirty six to forty graduate credits. All candidates must earn a final grade of B‐ or better in each required course and attain a minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average on all graduate credit earned at New England College, based on a 4.00 scale.

Course credits used by the student to fulfill requirements for a previous graduate degree may not be used by the student to fulfill the requirements for any other graduate degree at New England College.

Graduation Requirements for Master Degrees Program requirements vary

It is the student’s responsibility to consult the graduate catalog to ensure successful completion of program requirements. Questions about graduate degree requirements should be addressed to Student Support Services: (studentservices_gps@nec.edu or 603.428.2245).

Master degree candidates must complete all degree requirements, as outlined in the individual program descriptions, including successfully earning a minimum of thirty to sixty graduate credits. All candidates must earn a final grade of B‐ or better in each required course and attain a minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average on all graduate credit earned at New England College, based on a 4.00 scale.

Course credits used by the student to fulfill requirements for a master’s degree may not be used by the student to fulfill the requirements for any other graduate degree at New England College.

Graduation Requirements for Doctor in Education Program

Completion of the courses in the Ed.D. course map (see Course Descriptions)
Faculty approved dissertation proposal
Faculty approved comprehensive project
Faculty approved dissertation



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