Requirements for your specific degree program can be found in the Degree Requirements section of the Graduate Studies Bulletin.
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- Doctoral Degree Programs & Requirements »
- Certificate of Graduate Study and Specialist Programs & Requirements »
Time Toward Degree
Master's, Specialist and Graduate Certificate Students
Master's, specialist and graduate certificate students have six years from initial term of enrollment in which to complete their degree.
Doctoral students have ten years from initial term of enrollment in which to complete their degree.
Graduate Academic Regulations
All policies and regulations for graduate students can be found in the Graduate Academic Regulations section of the Policies & Regulations bulletin.
Academic Standard for Progression
See information under "Academic Standard for Progression" of the Graduate Academic Regulations in the Policies & Regulations bulletin.
See information under "Academic Standard for Graduation" of the Graduate Academic Regulations in the Policies & Regulations Bulletin.
Filing an Academic Appeal
Visit the Graduate Academic Regulations section of the Policies & Regulations Bulletin for policies and processes relating to:
- Extension of Academic Probation Period
- Reinstatement After Suspension
- Academic Forgiveness
Checking Your Academic Record
Check Self-Service Carolina at the conclusion of each semester for your Record of Academic Work. The academic record will list any probationary status that requires attention by the student.
It is the responsibility of all students to be aware of USC academic standards and their current academic record.