The Program of Study is used as a planning tool for self-advising and for mapping out your graduate curriculum. The Program of Study lists all course work, thesis hours (optional) or dissertation hours, and transfer/reduction of credit to be applied to your graduate degree.
We strongly recommend that you use this Program of Study from the beginning of your program. This will allow you to map out your curriculum and timing toward completing your degree.
Program of Study template: myMason/Organizations/Economics Graduate Students/Content. [Must use Mason NetId to log into myMason].
5 required core courses that everyone must take 1 comprehensive exam 5 elective courses Optional thesis track: 3 elective courses and 6 credits of thesis research
DEADLINE TO COMPLETE DEGREE: 6 years from time of first enrollment as a degree-seeking student
6 required core courses that everyone must take 2 qualifying exams 10 elective courses which include 4 field courses 2 field exams Advance to candidacy Defend a dissertation
DEADLINE TO COMPLETE DEGREE
Fall 2013 and earlier admit term Advancement deadline: 6 years from time of first enrollment as a degree-seeking student Defense and Graduation deadline: 5 years from advancement term
Fall 2014 and future admit term Advancement deadline: 6 years from time of first enrollment as a degree-seeking student Defense and Graduation deadline: 9 years from time of first enrollment as a degree-seeking student