Full-Time/Half-Time Enrollment

Full-Time enrollment Fall/Spring Semester is nine (9) credit hours for all programs except:

Program Credits
Master of Public Administration 8
Master of Music 7
Master of Science in Applied Economics 6
Master of Science in Computer Science 6
Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership 6
Master of Science in Nursing 5
Doctor of Nursing Practice 5
Doctor of Psychology 1 plus Full-Time Internship

Full-Time enrollment for Summer Semester is six (6) credit hours for all programs except:

Program Credits
Master of Science in Nursing 5
Doctor of Nursing Practice 5

Half-Time enrollment Fall/Spring Semester is five (5) credit hours for all programs except:

Program Credits
Master of Music 3
Master of Science in Applied Economics 3
Master of Science in Computer Science 3
Master of Science in Nursing 3
Doctor of Nursing Practice 3

Half-Time enrollment Summer Semester is three (3) credit hours for all programs.

Course Load

The standard maximum credit course load per semester is:

Semester Credits
Fall / Spring
12
Summer
12
Term A
6
Term B
6
Long Term
9

Simultaneous Enrollment in More Than One Graduate Program

A graduate student at Georgia Southern University may be enrolled in more than one Master's or more than one Education Specialist program at the same time providing they have met all admission requirements for each program and have been recommended for admission in each program. All requirements for each program must be met. A student is permitted to count up to 9 credit hours from one previously earned master's degree or education specialist degree, toward the requirements of the second Master's or Education Specialist providing the courses are approved and recommended by the student's advisor for the second program.