Credit Hour Requirements

Admission to the third stage requires a minimum of 30 hours of post-master’s credit. A minimum of 16 semester hours and a maximum of 60 hours may be given for the dissertation at the discretion of the department.

A minimum 3.00 grade point average is required for work on the doctorate.

A minimum of 60 semester hours beyond the master’s degree (or its equivalent) is required. Forty-eight hours must be earned at Miami University.

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