How long does it take to complete the MA?

Full-Time students typically enroll for three semesters (e.g. fall, spring, fall OR spring, fall, spring), though they only enroll with full-time tuition for 2 semesters.  It is also possible to complete an accelerated program in approximately 11.5 months.  Please contact the Associate Director ( with questions about this. Part-time students have up to 6 years to complete the degree and can take as little as 1 and as many as 8 credits per semester.