Graduation Requirements

Graduate Degrees
As required by the Commission for Independent Education Board in the State of Florida, students receiving Keiser University’s Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership degree must earn a minimum of 60 semester credit hours beyond the master’s level in the degree specific curriculum.

As required by the Commission for Independent Education Board in the State of Florida, students receiving Keiser University’s Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, and Master of Arts degrees must earn a minimum of 24 semester credit hours beyond the bachelor’s level in the degree specific curriculum.

Additional Requirements for Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership
To earn a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership degree from Keiser University, students must accomplish the following:

  • Earn a minimum of 60 graduate semester credit hours
  • Earn a minimum grade average of 3.0
  • Have no more than two courses with a grade of “C”
  • Complete the final 54 credits of the PhD program through Keiser University
  • Complete all PhD degree requirements within eight years of beginning coursework; exceptions for extenuating circumstances reviewed by the Graduate School Dean
  • Complete a one week residency before the end of the first calendar year
  • Successfully complete a comprehensive examination prior to advancing to candidacy
  • Advance to candidacy prior to entering into dissertation courses
  • Submit a pre-proposal prior to matriculation into dissertation classes
  • Maintain active student status until dissertation is approved
  • Complete a proposal approved by a dissertation committee
  • Successfully defend the proposal
  • Complete a dissertation approved by a dissertation committee
  • Successfully defend the dissertation

Additional Requirements for Master of Business Administration
To earn a Master of Business Administration degree from Keiser University, students must accomplish the following:

  • Earn a minimum of 42 graduate semester credit hours
  • Earn a minimum grade average of 3.0
  • Have no more than two courses with a grade of “C”
  • Complete the final 36 credits of the MBA program through Keiser University
  • Complete all MBA degree requirements within five years of beginning coursework; exceptions for extenuating circumstances reviewed by the Graduate School Dean

 

Additional Requirements for Master of Science in Education and Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
To earn a Master of Science or Master of Arts from Keiser University, students must accomplish the following:

  • Earn a minimum of 36 graduate semester credit hours
  • Earn a minimum grade average of 3.0
  • Have no more than two courses with a grade of “C”
  • Complete the final 30 credits of the program through Keiser University
  • Complete all degree requirements within five years of beginning coursework; exceptions for extenuating circumstances reviewed by the Graduate School Dean

Additional Requirements for Master of Science in Physician Assistant
To earn a Master of Science in Physician Assistant degree from Keiser University, students must accomplish the following:

  • Earn a minimum of 138 graduate semester credit hours
  • Earn a minimum grade average of 3.0
  • Complete all credits of the MSPA program through Keiser University
  • Complete all MSPA degree requirements within two years of beginning coursework; exceptions for extenuating circumstances reviewed by the Graduate School Dean
  • Register for the Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE) prior to completing the last course.

 

 

 

 

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