Graduate Student Program
registered for non-degree study are allowed to take up to 12 graduate
credits* (varies by program). Once this non-degree
credit limit is reached, students are encouraged to apply to
the regular, degree-seeking program. Students who
successfully complete courses under the non-degree program
may receive as many as 12 graduate degree credits. To
exercise this option, student must seek the credits within
five years of taking the courses. In addition, they
must apply and gain admission to a graduate degree program
appropriate to the courses completed. Students must
maintain a B average or better in their coursework.
Non-degree graduate study is available at the discretion of
each of the graduate programs. Enrollment is on a
part-time, non-matriculated basis.
bachelor's degree and undergraduate transcripts are REQUIRED.
- Letters of
recommendation and GRE scores are NOT REQUIRED.
- In the
Online Schedule of Classes,
only courses designated as
AVAILABLE FOR NM STUDENTS
to non-degree students. Courses designated with NM STU NEED INST OR PROG DIR
APPV must obtain departmental approval.
Courses with neither notation are NOT open to non-degree enrollment.
- Non-degree enrollment
(master's level only) is
not available in all subject areas. Please see the
Online Schedule of Classes.
Application and Registration Instructions
and indicate that you are applying for the
Once you have submitted the application and
have been admitted, you may register for classes. However,
please first access the
Online Schedule of Classes
to determine if courses still have space availability (if open or closed).
by completing the
Non-degree Registration/Approval Form. Form
must be approved by your Program Director or by the Graduate School-Newark
Dean's Office before submitting to Office of Admissions.
Term bills may be
paid online at
one day following registration.
Registration for non-degree coursework beyond 12 credits will be at the
discretion of the academic department and the Office of the Dean of the
Graduate School-Newark. These students are required to submit
undergraduate transcripts with their application. Unofficial copies
are acceptable. (Add transcript requirement to non-degree application).