Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Statute of Limitations - Graduate

All requirements for the master’s and doctorate degrees must be completed within a six-year period commencing with the first graduate course taken at SRU.  Programs with a different statute of limitations are: TESOL - 4 years and MBA - 3 years.  The student’s academic dean may extend this period upon written request from the student for justifiable reasons. This request must be supported by the graduate coordinator before submission to the academic dean. There will be an absolute limit of ten years from the date the student’s first graduate course is taken for all degree requirements to be met.