The following academic requirements apply to M.Miss. program:
- 1. Ten credit hours during a semester, or three credit hours during the winter term, is the minimum program for a full-time student. No student may take more than 20 credit hours during a semester without the permission of the faculty.
- 2. No student will be granted a degree whose cumulative academic average at the completion of the program is lower than 2.0. The degree shall be granted only to persons enrolled at Remnant University at the time of the completion of their program of study. A student who has completed requirements by the end of the winter term of the year of graduation may receive the degree in absentia
- 3. There are two tracks for completion of M.Miss. program.
- a. Dissertation Writing Track requires 48 credit-hours classes (41 credits for core classes + 7 credits for elective classes) and dissertation writings (6 credit hours).
- b. Research Paper Writing Track requires 60 credit-hours classes (41 credits for core classes + 19 credits for elective classes) and a research paper about 25 pages in length.
- 4. International students must be full-time each semester.
- 5. See academic requirements regarding Registration and Attendance, Withdrawal/Reinstatement, and Academic Standing on the catalog.
Program Length and Time Limit
The M.Miss. degree is designed as a two-year program. If no credits are transferred from another institution, two years of full-time study is the minimum amount of time it will take to complete the degree. Students who are taking courses on a part-time basis due to employment or other reasons should adjust their course work plans and extend their program length accordingly. The Registrar and Dean of Students are available for counsel concerning individual student needs.
The maximum time limit to complete the M.Miss. degree is 6 years (including any leave of absence or withdrawal period). Petitions for an extension due to unusual circumstances or hardship must be granted by the Faculty Committee of Three.